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    News - Vulnerable AVG 'Secure Search' toolbar puts IE users at risk

    The firm's toolbar is said to allow hackers to remotely seize control of a computer.
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    Re: News - Vulnerable AVG 'Secure Search' toolbar puts IE users at risk

    This is another reason why "toolbars" are not the thing you want on your computer...

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    Re: News - Vulnerable AVG 'Secure Search' toolbar puts IE users at risk

    Egg on face right there.

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    Re: News - Vulnerable AVG 'Secure Search' toolbar puts IE users at risk

    oh the irony of it.

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    Re: News - Vulnerable AVG 'Secure Search' toolbar puts IE users at risk

    Toolbars are barely above an intrusive virus on the computer illiterate.

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    Re: News - Vulnerable AVG 'Secure Search' toolbar puts IE users at risk

    Quote Originally Posted by dfour View Post
    oh the irony of it.
    It hurts dude. It hurts so bad lol

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    Re: News - Vulnerable AVG 'Secure Search' toolbar puts IE users at risk

    Quote Originally Posted by Lorcaran View Post
    This is another reason why "toolbars" are not the thing you want on your computer...
    Quite true - and if that toolbar is the Ask one that Java tries to foist on you then doubly true.

    Career status: still enjoying my new career in DevOps, but it's keeping me busy...

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    Re: News - Vulnerable AVG 'Secure Search' toolbar puts IE users at risk

    AVG has written to HEXUS to say "... The vulnerability relates only to Internet Explorer; all other browsers are not affected. From June 1, AVG released a fix for all affected users.
    We would like to thank CERT for their efforts in researching and reporting this vulnerability, and acknowledge their commitment and policy on responsible disclosure..."

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