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Zero-day exploit for QuickTime in the wild

A hacker who found a vulnerability in QuickTime said he posted the attack code online after Apple ignored him for a month. The code exploits a flaw in QuickTime that causes a crash when a unusually-long parameter is passed along with a movie file. While it's not demonstrated, the hacker claims that ...

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Safari 'carpet bombing' exploit could be serious

A zero-day vulnerability in Safari that could litter a user's desktop (or downloads folder) with arbitrary files is a serious security flaw, argues ZDNet, and not a mere "annoyance" as Apple claims. In theory, a user must click a link to visit a malicious website that can begin downloading arbitrary...

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