Monthly Archives: July 2012

Are Hackers using Sidebars and Gadgets to Access Your System?

Microsoft has released an alert and fix for Windows 7 and Vista users. This alert affects the use of Sidebars and Gadgets; small desktop applications that pull data from the web that can deliver financial, weather, or other data directly to a computer's desktop. The issue is that hackers can use those as point of entries to gain access to those machines. 

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