October 20, 2007

" There appears to be a serious bug in AOL’s instant messaging program (AIM). It concerns how AIM interacts with Internet Explorer to display html messages. A hacker could seize control of your computer through this flaw, or send you to a malicious web site.

AOL learned of this problem in early September. The Oct. 3 patch, or 6.5 update, was supposed to fix it.

However, some researchers say the underlying problem has not been fixed at all, and the instant messaging client is still vulnerable to this problem. No comment yet from AOL."
Continue reading : Careful With AOL’s IM!

Posted by Syd Tash @ Your Daily Computer Security Tips

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