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Submission + - Did Microsoft Know About the IE Zero-Day flaw In Advance? (techweekeurope.co.uk) 1

judgecorp writes: "Microsoft issued an emergency patch for a flaw in the Internet Explorer browser on Friday, but there are hints that the firm may have known about the flaw two months ago. the notes to Microsoft's patch credit the TippingPoint Zero Day Initiative for finding the flaw, instead of Eric Romang, the researcher at Metasploit who made it public. ZDI's listings show its most recent report to Microsoft on 24 J uly, suggesting Microsoft may have known about this one for some time. The possibility raises questions about Microsoft's openness — as well as about the ethics of the zero day exploit market"
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Did Microsoft Know About the IE Zero-Day flaw In Advance?

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