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Microsoft released six bulletins on Tuesday to fix a total of 11 vulnerabilities, one of which has become the target of active attacks against unpatched applications. One of the four critical patches in the batch – MS12-027 – addresses an Active X issue that impacts numerous application and creates a mechanism to drop malware …

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Hmm . .

My Hotmail account seems to have been chucking out spam in the past few days, not connected with the server flaws I suppose.

(mainly spamming mail addreses that are dead and I haven't cleared out)

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Funny you should mention that, two of my friends' hotmail accounts have spammed me since Sunday.

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Me too. When I challenged them about it they were completely unaware. Nor did their AV find anything untoward. Hotmail hacked?

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Et me brute....Two spam messages from my brother's hotmail account this morning, one sent at 1 in the morning, the other around three hours later, and he was definitely asleep

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I Smell

..the taste of well-fermented chunks of code, which had been long forgotten. Now a naughty dog digged them up.

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Auto remote updates!

Sadly - my budget usually only stretched to mask rom or otp's. Bug in yer code anyone?

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Zero-day flaw attacks users

"attacks .. affects an unusually wide range of Microsoft products and Microsoft users"

What's the difference between product and software? Is product like the same software packaged under different titles and then sold over-and-over again Yogi ..

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