Microsoft releases two critical security fixes for Windows

Wednesday, 12 January 2005, 12:12 AM EST

Microsoft Corp. released two security fixes Tuesday that carry its most severe threat rating, including one that applies even to computers that have downloaded the company's massive security update for the Windows XP operating system.

Both flaws affect versions of the company's dominant operating system going back to Windows 98, and both could allow an attacker to take control of another person's computer.

At Silicon Walley.

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For all the details and update downloads check out the Microsoft Security website.




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