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2000-09-22 23:14:14+00 by Dan Lyke 0 comments

Microsoft downplaying Office security hole. I would've let this go without notice except for this great comment by Microsoft's Scott Culp: "The user would need to take a series of deliberate steps that we believe would only occur as part of a social engineering attack". Wait, we're talking about a customer base that, en masse, has fallen for exploits that involve launching untrusted executables, not once, but over and over and over again.

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