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IE, Windows can mask dangerous files
"MICROSOFT'S WINDOWS EXPLORER and Web browser Internet Explorer (IE)
can be tricked into masking dangerous files as innocent ones, a
security specialist said Monday.

Hackers can exploit the flaw to have unknowing computer users run
arbitrary programs on their PCs, potentially ruining the systems,
according to Bulgarian bug hunter Georgi Guninski, a well-known
Microsoft gadfly"

http://www.infoworld.com/articles/hn/xml/01/04/17/010417hngun.xml?0417alert

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