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Apps Vulnerable to DLL Hack Exposed

I just told you that so-called poorly written apps that make DLL calls without a specific path are once again being cracked. Now we are learning that these "poorly written apps" come from heavyweights including Mozilla and Microsoft's own PowerPoint, Office and Live Mail (ouch).

The company that first warned of the flaw, Acros Security, argues that over 200 programs could be targeted. I guess even the top dogs can write flawed code from time to time.

Posted by Doug Barney on 08/27/2010 at 1:18 PM


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