Researcher Reveals 2-Step Vista UAC Hack

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Robert Paveza, a senior Web application developer with Web-based marketing company Terralever, has uncovered a two-step process for exploiting Windows Vista's User Account Control. In his published paper, Paveza said that the vulnerability uses a...

Researcher to Demonstrate Vista Attacks

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During a training session called "Understanding Stealth Malware" at the Black Hat event in Las Vegas, Joanna Rutkowska, a security researcher known for picking apart the security mechanisms built into Windows, is to demonstrate new...

Facebook 'ideal' for phishing attacks: researcher

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Security researcher Nick Sullivan over at Symantec Corporation believes that privacy settings on social networking websites such as Facebook give people a false sense of security that could expose them to phishing attacks. "This...

Coast Guard searching for missing Microsoft researcher

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The U.S. Coast Guard has been conducting an extensive search for 63-year-old Jim Gray, a senior manager with Microsoft's Silicon Valley research organization. Gray's wife reported him missing Sunday afternoon when he failed to return...

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