Loose lips help exploit Hit Yahoo's IM
That will remind folks of when to shut up.
A Yahoo programmer apparently blabbed a little too much in an interview with an IT publication about a vulnerability in Yahoo Messenger, the company's instant messenger program. Very quickly, what had been an advisory turned into a zero-day exploit, as malicious software writers figured out the details of the vulnerability from the programmer's comments.
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