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THREAT BULLETIN: Windows Zero-Day Vulnerability Exploited

Hackers are exploiting the vulnerability disclosed last week in the Windows Help and Support Center functions for Windows XP and Windows Server 2003. In a traditional drive-by attack a website has been compromised to serve an exploit, which can hijack computers running Windows XP.

Symantec has received about 300 pings from in-field products globally in more than 20 countries. This has a severity of around six or seven, when using a scale of one to ten, with ten being the most severe. We expect this severity to continue to rise while the issue is unpatched from Microsoft. Microsoft said the exploit has since been removed from the site. However, they expect additional exploitation due to the public disclosure of the details.
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Posted by on June 17, 2010 in Symantec

 

WOF Videoke Idol 2010 goes Online with Friendster

World of Fun (WOF), the country’s pioneer in the mall-based Family Entertainment Center (FEC) has teamed up with Friendster, one of the most popular online social networking websites in the country, to bring a whole new level of fun and excitement to this year’s WOF Videoke Idol Nationwide Search

With the help of social networking site, Friendster, WOF’s signature event now dubbed as “Videoke Next Level, 2010 Edition” contestants will be exposed to a wider range of audiences through the addition of online live streaming via the Videoke Idol, 2010 Edition Friendster page.
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Posted by on June 17, 2010 in Technology