Tuesday, October 6, 2009

No Emergency Patch For Latest Windows Exploit

Another reason for Windows users to hate the Microsoft Patch Tuesday policy,

The exploit isn’t 100% reliable but it’s still fairly significant, as it is a critical vulnerability and can be used for code execution.

To read more, click on the link below:

Microsoft Confirms Hotmail Data Posted on Web Site

Thousands of usernames and passwords from hotmail.com, msn.com and live.com accounts were posted on a third-party site (http://pastebin.com), Microsoft has confirmed. The Windows Live Hotmail data leak was not due to a phishing scheme and not a data breach, Microsoft said. The Hotmail users affected appeared to be mostly based in Europe.