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News Archive - August 2005 - News Post

Worms, PDF Exploits, RSS and Tux

Thursday 18th August 2005

Category: News

The recently patched exploit in Windows 2000, taking advantage of Plug and Play, is affecting various companies in the US. Similarly, users of Adobe's Acrobat and Reader software could infect their systems by opening malicious files when they don't have the latest update.

Microsoft has "rebranded" its implementation of RSS - hopefully, that doesn't mean it'll decide to go and create it's own standards. On a lighter note, there is an article on Newsforge discussing Tux, the Linux mascot, and his new game.


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