__/ [ Sinister Midget ] on Wednesday 10 May 2006 12:27 \__
> On 2006-05-10, Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> posted
> something concerning:
>> Microsoft warns of two 'critical' security flaws
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>>| SAN FRANCISCO - Microsoft Corp. on Tuesday warned of a "critical"
>>| security flaw in its Windows operating system and another in its
>>| business Exchange software that could allow attackers to take control
>>| of a computer.
> Someday they'll be able to announce something that *won't* allow fly-by
> 0wn3rship by just any ol' body.
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| The most surprising fact is that the attack on Amazon, eBay, and Yahoo
| was done by a 15 year old hacker. This can lead to serious impacts on
| the economy because a single individual can do so much damage without the
| risk of being caught. The result is that 4,000+ DDoS attacks are
| carried out per week.