__/ [Sinister Midget] on Wednesday 04 January 2006 07:32 \__
> Users of the Windows OS should install an unofficial security patch
> now, without waiting for Microsoft to make its move, security
> researchers at The SANS Institute's Internet Storm Center (ISC) advised
> this week.
> Microsoft advised on December 28 that to exploit a WMF vulnerability
> by e-mail, "customers would have to be persuaded to click on a link
> within a malicious e-mail or open an attachment that exploited the
> vulnerability." Microsoft's advisory can be found online.
> However, simply viewing the folder that contains the affected file,
> or even allowing the file to be indexed by desktop search utilities
> such as the Google Desktop, can trigger its payload, F-Secure's
> Chief Research Officer Mikko Hypponen wrote in the company's blog.
> I think they forgot to consult our own horse's ass, Mr. Ed. He assures
> us all is well. Evidently they're still operating from a position of
You promised daily niceties. Where is today's nicety? I thought that any
message that target Microsoft Windows directly misses the point of
advocating Linux. I still abide by this belief, but evidently I reply to the
wrong partent. *smile*