POSTS FOR 2003

Another Hole Plugged

Privacy and Security46 words1 minutes to read

There is a Windows/Internet Explorer/Windows Media security hole that allows programmers to write a malicious script that opens all of your CD-ROM drives from the Windows Media ActiveX plug-in. This security hole has officially been patched. Just visit the Windows Update site to download the patch.

Ryan Parman

Ryan Parman is an experienced software engineer, open source evangelist, and passionate user advocate currently living in Seattle. He is the creator of and , and worked on DevOps and Security at . He is now bringing learning into the digital age as an Engineering Lead and Site Reliability Engineer at . Ryan's aptly-named blog, , is where he writes about ideas longer than .