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Vista Can Be Taken Down by an Animated Cursor

Filed under: March 30, 2007

From BetaNews:

“In what could be the most embarrassing exploit to impact Windows Vista since its commercial launch in January, security engineers at McAfee’s Avert Labs confirmed today – and posted the video to prove – that the operating system can be caused to enter an interminable crash-restart-crash loop, by means of a buffer overflow triggered by nothing more than a malformed animated cursor file.”

Read the full article at BetaNews