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Cudni
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reply to vircotto

Re: Acer puts Active X hole on laptops

from
»www.securityfocus.com/brief/404
"..
Computer maker Acer has shipped its notebook computers with an ActiveX control that lets any Web site install software on the machine, security researchers warned this week.

The ActiveX control--named LunchApp.ocx--appears to be a way for the company to easily update customer laptops, but also allows others to do the same thing, antivirus firm F-Secure stated in a blog post on Tuesday. The security problem, first discovered in November by security researcher Tan Chew Keong, was confirmed by antivirus F-Secure.
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Cudni
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lilhurricane
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Aye..it's on my Acer