Microsoft flaw leaves PCs open to phishing

Thursday, 11 November 2004, 12:06 AM EST

Microsoft has warned users of a serious vulnerability in ISA Server 2000 and Proxy Server 2.0 products that could allow malicious hackers to execute internet content spoofing scams.

According to alert MS04-039, the flaw could be used by cyber-criminals to carry out phishing attacks to trick unwary users into disclosing passwords and sensitive financial information.

By Robert Jaques at vnunet.

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