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Windows 7: Notepad++ 7.3.3 update fixes CIA vulnerability

09 Mar 2017   #1
lehnerus2000

W7 Ultimate SP1, LM18.2 MATE, W10 Home, #All 64 bit
 
 
Notepad++ 7.3.3 update fixes CIA vulnerability

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The developers of the popular third-party text editor Notepad++ released version 7.3.3 which fixes a vulnerability found in the leaked Vault 7 files.


Wikileaks started to release so-called Vault 7 files the other day; a cache of confidential documents on the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency.


A list of popular software programs was found among the information that the CIA used to target computer systems.
Notepad++ 7.3.3 update fixes CIA vulnerability - gHacks Tech News


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09 Mar 2017   #2
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Hi,
Dang didn't list all of them :/
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The list reads like the who is who of the free software world, as it includes Google Chrome, VLC Media Player, Firefox, Opera, Kaspersky TDSS Killer, Thunderbird, LibreOffice, Skype, and Notepad++ to name just a few.
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09 Mar 2017   #3
torchwood

W7 home premium 32bit/W7HP 64bit/w10 tp insider ring
 
 

Like to see them get me.

My tin cans with string attached are hack proof


Roy


DANG IT
just got a pop-up from 'em
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09 Mar 2017   #4
DavidE

Multi-Boot W7_Pro_x64 W8.1_Pro_x64 W10_Pro_x64
 
 

I created a thread about this a day ago in News.
Someone moved my thread and marked it as solved.
Notepad++ v 7.3.3 - Fix CIA Hacking Notepad++ Issue
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09 Mar 2017   #5
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Interesting I suppose there is no longer a security news section so it's off topic here :/
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09 Mar 2017   #6
lehnerus2000

W7 Ultimate SP1, LM18.2 MATE, W10 Home, #All 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DavidE View Post
I created a thread about this a day ago in News.
Someone moved my thread and marked it as solved.
Notepad++ v 7.3.3 - Fix CIA Hacking Notepad++ Issue
Explains why I didn't see it.

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ThrashZone View Post
Interesting I suppose there is no longer a security news section so it's off topic here :/
IMO, the Categories should be used for Problems/Solutions (and update threads) but items like this should be in the News section.

Does anyone know why the Security News sub-forum was removed?
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10 Mar 2017   #7
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Hi,
I believe it was inactivity Bill aka A.Guy was about the only one that posted there and he stopped so it was closed
Not sure what happened to the chill room Today thread though another executive decision
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11 Mar 2017   #8
Anak

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 Home Premium 64bit Ver 6.1.7600 Build 7601 - SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by lehnerus2000 View Post
Does anyone know why the Security News sub-forum was removed?
In June of last year I asked site-stuff about the security news forum and here is John's reply:
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by z3r010 View Post
As it's not been getting any new posts I've retired it.
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