Critical security hole found in Mac OS X

Wednesday, 19 May 2004, 1:09 AM EST

Security research group Secunia is warning all Mac OS X users about what it calls a "highly critical" vulnerability. The vulnerability, Secunia says, affects all Mac OS X users who surf the Web using either Apple Computer's Safari Web browsers or Microsoft's Internet Explorer.

Secunia originally published its advisory Monday, but upgraded it because of new exploits--small applications used to attack software flaws--that the firm became aware of Tuesday.

By George V. Hulme at CRN.

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