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Microsoft Releases Temp Fix for XP Help Function Flaw

According to reports, a flaw in the Windows XP operating system, which was first reported last week by a Google researcher, has been exploited by hackers in an attempt to spread malware. The flaw was reported on Monday , and is related to a ... vulnerability in Windows XP's Help function. A Google researcher by the name of Tavis Ormandy discovered that the web link script used in XP's Help and Support Center could be manipulated in order to route users towards malicious online content. (Source: ) Google Researcher Publishes Hacking Guide To Microsoft's disappointment, Ormandy ... (view more)

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