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Tuesday, December 26, 2006

New Windows Vista security holes found

Security researchers have reported late last week that they have found six software bugs in the upcoming Windows Vista operating system. One of the bugs may allow users to enhance other user's privileges without permission allowing control of all of the operations of the computer. This also affects the older versions of Windows.

There are also Internet Explorer 7 bugs which could allow Vista users to become affected by malware simply by navigating to a malicious Web site.

Microsoft said it is closely monitoring the vulnerabilies.

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