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Now Three Word Zero-Day Exploits

More information on the various zero-day exploits can be found at the following web sites:

New Report of A Word Zero Day <http://blogs.technet.com/msrc/archive/2006/12/10/
new-report-of-a-word-zero-day.aspx
>

Double Trouble: Microsoft Confirms Another Word Zero-Day Flaw <http://www.eweek.com/article2/0,1759,2071558,00.asp>

Third MS Word Code Execution Exploit Posted <http://www.eweek.com/article2/0,1759,2072969,00.asp>

Exploit Code Targets Third Microsoft Zero-Day Word Bug <http://www.darkreading.com/document.asp?doc_id=112974
&f;_src=darkreading_section_318
>

As before, the advice on protecting yourself is don’t open Word documents from any source, trusted or untrusted. Kind of puts the kibosh on the whole sharing-documents-via-email thing, doesn’t it?

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