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MS patches insecurity trio

Another bundle of three security issues in Microsoft products came out this week. Among them is a nasty bug in Windows-XP Help Center allowing the deletion of entire directories, as we reported a few weeks ago.
Thomas C Greene, 19 Oct 2002

Beltway sniper takes out FBI cyber-sleuth

An armed lunatic plaguing the Washington, DC area has managed to do more harm to American cyber-defence with a single .223 caliber bullet than an entire squadron of PLA hackers could hope to accomplish, Vmyths editor Rob Rosenberger points out in a recent rant.
Thomas C Greene, 19 Oct 2002

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