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  • 05-16-00 Microsoft Office, particularly the code underlying the "Office Assistant" (that paper guy). This is a major hole allowing any Web site or HTML email to execute any command the user could. Details at ZDNet. Microsoft's patch is at Office Updates.

  • 05-12-00 Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0 & Office 2000 - An ActiveX control makes it possible for a virus to spread through most e-mail systems, even if users don't open infected attachments. The flaw is in scriptlet.typelib. The correction script can be run directly from Microsoft's Web Site

  • 05-11-00 Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0 - Internet Explorer can easily be tricked into handing cookies belonging to other sites to any site that asks for them. Cookies often include sensitive information. The workaround is to disable JavaScript, which will also disable some features of many Web sites. More detail is at Peacefire.org.

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