Hacker discovers second Excel attack

Wednesday, 21 June 2006, 5:49 PM EST

With Microsoft Corp. developers scrambling to patch a security hole in Excel, a hacker has now posted code that exploits a second vulnerability in the spreadsheet software.

Microsoft says that criminals are not yet using this code in attacks, but the software could be used to run unauthorized programs on a PC, according to Marc Maiffret, chief hacking officer at security software vendor eEye Digital Security Inc.

At InfoWorld.

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