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  1. horseUSA

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    There is a new exploit out which affects all windows versions, and only requires viewing of an image to become infected. Please read up on this exploit and be very careful in vewing images. The F-Secure blog has some good info ( http://www.f-secure.com/weblog/ ), and windows currently has no patch released but they do have a workaround available at http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/advisory/912840.mspx located in General Info > Suggested Actions.

    Description From http://secunia.com/advisories/18255/



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    http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/16074
    http://secunia.com/advisories/18255/
     
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    thanks for the heads up............
     
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    thanks for the warning horse.
     
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    Does it affect Firefox Mozilla users as well? I noticed it just talked about Window Explorer.
     
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    Aaron, this is a 5 year old post that only got brought up because a spammer posted here. I am sure it has been patched by now.
     
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    NO worries, Aaron...look at the thread's date...a spammer drug the thread up out of it's deep sleep...lmao
     
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    Ooooooooooooook. I just saw it come up and ASSUMED.:lol:
     
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    Woa...Eric beat me to the draw! :0

    lmao @ "assumed"...no comment! :evil4:
     
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    You pointed out one of the things we mods and admins need to do, archive some of these older threads.
     
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    Lol, i recall someone bringing up an old thread from the introduction and it confused people enough to start saying welcome to the forum again
     
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