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News Archive - August 2005 - News Post

Virus Wars, IE Bugs, E-mail Scams and RSS 3

Sunday 21st August 2005

Category: News

The exploit in the Plug and Play system of Windows 2000 is currently being used by several viruses - some of which are designed to destroy the other viruses. There is also a summary of Zotob. Keeping with Microsoft, there are fears over an unpatched vulnerability in Internet Explorer.

An ex-AOL employee has been sent to jail for selling details to scammers. On a lighter note, the draft for RSS 3 Lite has been released. This version of RSS gets rid of all the parts that are not useful for lower end clients. You can read about RSS 3 on the RSS 3 website.

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