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Symantec has warned that the bad guys have started using drive-by downloads of a genuine Microsoft software component to open a security hole for subsequent exploit.

Published in Home Tech
An unpatched vulnerability in the iPhone's Mail and Safari applications helps conceal phishing attacks, according to a high profile security researcher who specialises in finding flaws in widely used software. Aviv Raff has previously identified security flaws in software from Apple, Microsoft, Google and other vendors.

Published in Mobility
Microsoft has warned of a newly discovered vulnerability in Microsoft Office Word 2002 Service Pack 3 that is being used in targeted attacks which could corrupt memory and take control of the victim's computer. The zero day attack follows a familiar pattern of exploits coinciding with Patch Tuesday to maximise the window between discovery and the availability of a fix.

Published in Home Tech



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