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+ - Netflix Users in Danger of Unknowingly Picking up Malware

Submitted by Anonymous Coward
An anonymous reader writes: Users of Silverlight, Microsoft’s answer to Adobe Flash, are in danger of having malware installed on their computers and being none the wiser, as an exploit for a critical vulnerability (CVE-2013-0634) in the app framework has been added to the Angler exploit kit. The vulnerability could allow remote code execution if an attacker hosts a website that contains a specially crafted Silverlight application that could exploit this vulnerability and then convinces a user to view the website. The attacker could also take advantage of compromised websites and websites that accept or host user-provided content or advertisements.
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Netflix Users in Danger of Unknowingly Picking up Malware

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