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E-mail attacks target unpatched Word hole

Antivirus companies and the SANS Internet Storm Center (ISC) issued a warning Friday about sophisticated e-mail attacks that are using a previously unknown hole in Microsoft Word to infiltrate corporate networks.

Microsoft issues seven security patches, two critical

Microsoft Corp. on Tuesday released seven security patches covering a wide array of the company's products. Two of those patches fix holes that Microsoft deemed "critical" and warned could allow remote attackers to take control of vulnerable Windows systems.

State Department visa system disrupted by virus

A computer virus yesterday disabled a portion of the State Department's domestic enterprise network, forcing the agency to halt overseas screenings of visa applicants for criminal histories and links to terrorism, a department official confirmed Wednesday.

Hackers find way to exploit latest Microsoft hole

A security company said Tuesday that it found an example of working computer source code that exploits the latest critical security hole disclosed by Microsoft Corp.

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