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Windows flaw exploited as usual

Discussion in 'General Marketing' started by temi, Dec 29, 2005.

  1. temi

    temi Facilitator Webmaster

    Users advised not to click on links in e-mails from unknown sources
    Computer users are being alerted to a new flaw in Microsoft Windows which can be used to attack a PC.
    The US net watchdog, the Computer Emergency Response Center (Cert), and security firms have issued warnings about certain types of image files called Windows Metafiles.

    Experts said numerous websites were taking advantage of the flaw to sneak into computers and install spyware.

    Microsoft has said it is looking into the issue.

    source: news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/technology/4566504.stm

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