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Monday, February 02, 2004

Microsoft releases update to close "phishing" hole

Microsoft is abandoning its "once-a-month" schedule for issuing updates, at least for a little while. Due to a dramatic increase in attempts to trick users in to providing sensitive data (called phishing, by tech workers), MS issued the update detailed here:
Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (832894)

.Users should apply this patch as soon as possible. You can force the download and install by visiting http://windowsupdate.microsoft.com/.


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