Originally published Thu, 27 Aug 1998 08:58:33 GMT
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First published: Tue, 25 Aug 1998 14:44:47 GMT
D-Day for the destructive CIH virus has come and gone with few reported incidents of infection.
Microsoft is urging Internet Explorer users to download a patch from its Web site to circumvent a security problem that may allow hackers to read files on unsuspecting users' computers.
Doom and devastation it's not. But early reports show that several companies have been hit by the CIH virus, which strikes on the 26th of each month.
A new bug in Microsoft's Access software could wreak havoc among some users of the program.
Canadian Web programmers have uncovered a security glitch that could fool users of Microsoft's Hotmail e-mail service into revealing their passwords.
Cryptographers at IBM Research and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology have found a way to make public key infrastructures resilient against even the most savvy hackers.
The Anti Virus Research Centre at Symantec has developed a free tool, it says will "turn off" all strains of the CIH virus.
Over the past two weeks, at least three Internet gaming sites caught the WIN95.CIH virus. In two cases, they may have passed it on to their users.
Separate security loopholes recently uncovered in Windows NT and in Internet-based e-mail clients from Microsoft and Netscape Communications could provide hackers with access to users' computers and resources.The Window NT loophole -- known as a "privilege elevation attack" -- is enabled via a program called sechole.
For weeks now, Activision has been trying to tempt hard-core gamers to its newest release -- a shoot-'em-up action thriller called SiN -- with this tagline: "Sinday, Bloody, Sinday."