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Tech News Wrap Up For The Week Of January 15, 2007

Black Hats Up On Current Events Launch Virus Wave Virus writers attacked thousands of computers on Friday with a Malware program that a security company has dubbed the “storm worm”.  The difference between this attack and others like it was the tag line of infected emails sent to victim computers: “230 dead as storm batters […]

Security Update: Microsoft Word Vulnerability

Microsoft announces a security advisory for Microsoft Word. The vulnerability exploits a flaw within Microsoft Word that would let hackers take control of a victim’s computer by sending emails with an attached MS Word file. The flaw addressed is the “Microsoft Word Malformed Object Pointer Vulnerability”. “The vulnerability affects versions of Microsoft Word sold from […]