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Posted 28 January 2011 - 08:50 PM
Posted 31 January 2011 - 07:08 PM
Microsoft has issued a "critical" warning over a newly-discovered flaw in Windows.
In a security advisory, the company warned of a loophole that could be used by malicious hackers to steal private information or hijack computers.
The bug potentially affects every user of the Internet Explorer web browser - around 900 million people worldwide.
Posted 03 February 2011 - 01:45 PM
What would be the side-effect of MHTML lockdown workaround?
In our testing, the only side effect we have encountered is script execution and ActiveX being disabled within MHT documents. We expect that in most environments this will have limited impact. While MHTML is an important component of Windows, it is rarely used via mhtml: hyperlinks. Most often, MHTML is used behind the scenes, and those scenarios would not be impacted by the network protocol lockdown. In fact, if there is no script content in the MHT file, the MHT file would be displayed normally without any issue. Finally, for legitimate MHT files with script content that you would like to be rendered in IE, users can click the information bar and select “Allow All Protocols”,...
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