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Hackers pounce on just-patched Windows Media vulnerability
Summary: The end result is a malicious Trojan with rootkit capabilities. The attack happens silently in the background and all the user sees is a blank WMP application playing a file.
Just a few weeks after Microsoft shipped MS12-004, a “critical” bulletin with fixes for two serious flaws in the way Windows Media handles certain media files, hackers have pounced and are exploiting this issue to plant malware on unpatched computers.
Hackers pounce on just-patched Windows Media vulnerability | ZDNet
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