Windows shortcut 'trick'

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  1. Au79

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    ZDNet.com.au - Australia

    ... However, security experts believe this particular 'trick' is
    unnecessary and expect it to be exploited by malware writers.

    Michael Warrilow, director of Sydney-based analyst firm Hydrasight, told
    ZDNet Australia that he tested the 'trick' using Windows XP SP2 and found
    that although it worked using IE, Firefox users were safe.

    "Microsoft's so-called useful features have been shown time and again to
    result in security exposures that are ultimately exploited for malicious
    purposes. This will be no exception," he said ...


    <http://www.zdnet.com.au/news/security/soa/Windows_shortcut_trick_is_a_feature_Microsoft/0,2000061744,39262246,00.htm>

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