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Firefox most vulnerable application of 2008

In a report released by Bit9, Firefox has topped the list of vulnerable applications with 10 vulnerabilities which could allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via buffer overflow,malformed URI links, documents, JavaScript and third party tools. Bit9 is an application whitelisting vendor that centrally controls which applications and devices are allowed to operate, thereby preventing malicious software and data leakage. The report lists 12 of the most vulnerable Windows applications which required end user intervention in patching the vulnerability.

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Windows Live Search for Messenger

New on the Windows Live Messenger activities list is integration with Window Live Search. All you have to do is open a messenger window and select Search from the Activities list. A side window is opened where you can perform your search.