Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 4th Jan 2006 22:45 UTC
Windows The saga around the WMF flaw in Windows continues. "A cryptographically signed version of Microsoft's patch for the Windows Metafile vulnerability accidentally leaked onto the Internet late Tuesday, adding a new wrinkle to the company's round-the-clock efforts to stop the flow of malicious exploits. The MSRC (Microsoft Security Response Center) acknowledged that a slip-up caused 'a fast-track, pre-release version of the update' to be posted to a security community site and urged users to 'disregard' the premature update."
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by d4rkn1ght on Thu 5th Jan 2006 06:31 UTC
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2006-01-02

For those that don't know what a WMF file is: http://filext.com/detaillist.php?extdetail=wmf

I think is time for me to switch my parents to Apple. I'm finally sick of cleaning and fixing their Windows machine. Everyday is something new. I feel that I have become sort of a Windows expert fixing these kind of freaking problems all the time.

I have always been a Mac user since day one (System 1 to Mac OS X), and I have never seen an exploit with this level of damage on the Mac.

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