Hackers jump on Windows vulnerability

Friday, 17 September 2004, 9:13 AM EST

Less than 24 hours after Microsoft released details of the latest vulnerability in Windows, hackers were sharing details and eager to get their hands on exploit code, said Ken Dunham, the director of malicious code research for Reston, Va.-based security intelligence provider iDefense.

"Hackers are already actively discussing the new JPEG vulnerability and how to exploit it," said Dunham in an e-mail to TechWeb.

By Gregg Keizer at Internet Week.

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