September 4, 2003

Microsoft reveals string of software bugs

Anonymous Reader writes "A string of software bugs in Microsoft products were announced on Wednesday, prompting some experts to warn that they may be used to create new worms, viruses and hacking tools. The most common software affected by the faults are Microsoft Office programs.

Gunter Ollman, a consultant with the US computer security firm Internet Security Systems, says all of the vulnerabilities may attract unwanted attention from computer hackers and virus writers."

Link: newscientist.com

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