We're doomed I tell you! Doomed!

Subject: General Tech | November 22, 2005 - 08:48 AM |
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Ok, I guess we've all heard it before, and we're still here, so the sky probably isn't falling.  A javascript exploit has been found on the web, which can allow code execution on your machine, when you use IE.  The Inquirer has a story up, as well as a link to a site which has posted the code used in the exploit, so you can see what is going on.

"UK group of hackers has published a zero-day exploit which puts means IE users only have to visit

a site to be attacked. Computer Terrorism's exploit allows a remote hacker to take complete

control of a Windows system. To prove Computer Terrorism's system worked, it posted a

proof-of-concept exploit, available here, which launches the Windows Calculator.

The flaw is based on a Javascript Window() vulnerability which Microsoft has known about for

several months. However Vole has been mistakenly treating it as a low-priority denial-of-service

flaw, a spokesComputer Terrorist said."


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