Vista zero-day exploit for sale?

Tuesday, 19 December 2006, 12:06 AM EST

An online criminal has offered to sell software that exploits an unpatched bug in Microsoft Corp.'s Windows Vista operating system, according to security vendor Trend Micro Inc.

The code was offered for sale in an underground hacker discussion forum last month, said Raimund Genes, Trend Micro's chief technology officer. The asking price? $50,000.

At Computerworld.

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