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Internet Explorer 8 0-Day Update CVE-2013-1347

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Microsoft has confirmed a bug in Internet Explorer 8, CVE-2013-1347, which exposes user machines to remote code execution. In an advisory, Microsoft says the vulnerability “exists in the way that Internet Explorer [accesses] an object in memory that has been deleted or has not been properly allocated.” That, in turn, opens the door to memory […]

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Microsoft patches the security update 2823324

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Microsoft is making another attempt to close the privilege elevation hole in the NTFS filesystem’s kernel driver for Windows 7 and Server 2008, including R2. The new patch, 2840149, supersedes security update 2823324, which Microsoft released on its April Patch Tuesday. However, shortly after releasing it, the software giant had to recall the first update because […]

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Internet Explorer 10 for Windows 7 [Download Links]

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Internet Explorer 10 is available worldwide in 95 languages for download today. Read more in IE Blog: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/ie/archive/2013/02/26/ie10-for-windows-7-globally-available-for-consumers-and-businesses.aspx Download Links: x86: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=36808×64: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=36806Other (Non-English) Languages: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/internet-explorer/downloads/ie-10/worldwide-languages

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Dorkbot worm lurks on Skype and MSN Messenger again

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The Dorkbot/Rodpicom worm, which spreads via messaging applications and leads to additional malware infections, is currently doing rounds on Skype and MSN Messenger, warns Fortinet. The vicious circle starts with potential victims receiving a direct message from a contact, asking “LOL is this your new profile pic? http://goo.gl/[removed]”. Those who follow the link land on […]