Alert! New Security Attack Via Java

Microsoft has released a patch that eliminates a security vulnerability in Microsoft® virtual machine (Microsoft VM). If a malicious web site operator were able to coax a user into visiting his site, the vulnerability could allow him to take ANY desired action on a visiting user's machine (such as creating, changing or deleting data, sending data to or receiving data from a web site, reformatting the hard drive, and so forth).

This vulnerability could even be exploited through an e-mail message. A malicious user could use an html formatted e-mail to exploit this vulnerability and allow a message to execute within the Preview pane. If the e-mail client is configured to run in the Restricted sites zone the malicious message would not be able to execute.

If you're using IE 4.x or IE 5.x, you definitely have a version of the VM that's affected by the vulnerability. It doesn't matter what other software you have installed; if IE 4.x or 5.x are installed, you have an affected version of the VM.
Even if you're not using a version of the IE that is affected by the vulnerability, you could still have an affected version of the Microsoft VM, as it ships as part of other products like Visual Studio. In this case, the best course is to determine the build number for the version of the Microsoft VM you are using and see if you have an affected version.

All users that have an affected version of the Microsoft VM should install the new VM build. Download the Microsoft "VM ActiveX Component" Vulnerability Patch from the links below

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Alert! New Security Attack Via Java

MICROSOFT HAVE THE CRAPEST SECURITY SYSTEMS IN ALL OF THEIR PROGRAMS. DON'T MICROSOFT UNDERSTAND THE WORD 'HACKERS'??? MICROSOFT JUST DON'T CARE AND THEIR IN THE MONEY SO WHY SHOULD THEY. TIME SOMEBODY PRODUCED AN OS THAT IS SAFE TO USE WITH SECURE PROGRAMS ON IT. NETSCAPE HARDLY HAS ANY PROBLEMS LIKE THIS!

Alert! New Security Attack Via Java

The MIcrosoft VM 3316 which is the previous one made my computer always have illegal operations. Sometimes hangs when loading a few homepage using a few internet explorers. I hope this 3318 can stop these problems. Netscape maybe slower when opening it, but it hardly has this kind of problems.

Alert! New Security Attack Via Java

ACK! You fools! Don't use Netscape! It is the worst crap ever! That is the one thing I hate about Linux... you have to use Netscape for most of your net stuff. It is THE WORST BROWSER EVER!!! It makes all my site designs look wierd, and it doesn't support a ton of things.Take a look at one of my sites in IE 5.5:[url removed] look at it in Nescape..AGH! It looks like crap! And so do tons of other sites! Those moron need to learn how to write a browser!Rewind

Alert! New Security Attack Via Java

Lynx is not even GUI based!Anyway, that doesn't change the fact that Netscape sux. Here are some more sites for u to compair. Look at them in IE, then in Netscape to notice how much crappier Netscape is:[url removed] the sidebar... or lack of!)[url removed] it doesn't work at all!)[url removed] (notice the menu)[url removed] the buttons on the poll)Anyway, Netscape is terriable! Use Mozilla or IE!Rewind

Alert! New Security Attack Via Java

The only reason the pagers look crape in netscape is cause the webmaster is to laze to make it work in both.He most likly using M$ frontpage which ONLY use codes the M$IE likes.Yep another 'Gates' app.Just like movie maker that goes with M$MEIt can read avi, mpg ect but only save in asf which ONLY M$ media player can read.Personly I like to have a choose in what apps ect I use, thank you.

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