Hacks Into Windows Media Player

Discussion in 'other security issues & news' started by sw2001, Jan 11, 2005.

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  1. sw2001

    sw2001 Registered Member

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    Not sure if it's the right forum here, but might be from interest:

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    Edit: thanks for moving
     
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  2. ronjor

    ronjor Global Moderator

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    Microsoft: No flaw in Media Player

    Microsoft responded Friday, saying that the security risk does not arise from a flaw in its rights-management tool, although the issue is triggered by an apparently content-protected file. Content distributors can use Windows Media Player to pop up a Web page with information about a video or song, and in this case, that page was apparently loaded with automatic spyware download mechanisms.

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