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And Today is Super Tuesday
The Handlers have formed, we are online in our secret chambers and poised to jump on the Microsoft updates.  We are doling out the responsibility for the write ups and just waiting for the release of information.  Stay tuned for updates.

In the meantime take a look at what Microsoft has in store for you..

http://www.microsoft.com/athome/security/update/bulletins/200604.mspx

It seems that the information is beginning to trickle down.  It appears that we have:

3 Critical

Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (912812)

Vulnerability in the Microsoft Data Access Components (MDAC) Function Could Allow Code Execution (911562)

Vulnerability in Windows Explorer Could Allow Remote Code Execution (908531)

1 Important

Cumulative Security Update for Outlook Express (911567)

1 Moderate

Vulnerability in Microsoft Front Page Server Extensions Could Allow Cross Site Scripting (917627)

Update for Outlook 2003 Junk Email Filter (KB914454)

Microsoft released an update to the Junk E-mail Filter in Microsoft
Office Outlook 2003.  This update provides a more current definition
of which e-mail messages should be considered junk e-mail.

Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - April 2006 (KB890830)

Microsoft released the monthly update to the Malicious Software
Removal Tool (MSRT).  The newest version supports 3 new specific and
prevalent malicious software which may be on infected computers.  For
more information on the new additions, please see
http://www.microsoft.com/security/malwareremove/default.mspx  for
details.  As a reminder this tool is not supposed to be a replacement
for your corporate or individual owned antivirus and spyware protection.


Deborah

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ISC Handler

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