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Spyware Found Exploiting Winamp Flaw

On Monday, Security Fix warned readers about a dangerous security hole found in the Winamp media-player software that could be used by the bad guys to slip dangerous programs onto your machine. Today, anti-spyware company Sunbelt Software posted details about a threat they spotted online using the Winamp flaw to download spyware.

If you use Winamp and haven't installed the update, now would be an excellent time to take care of that.

By Brian Krebs  |  February 3, 2006; 4:01 PM ET
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I work for a company called GotVoice and we provide a web based software application that allows users to have their cell, home and work voicemail checked daily and the audio mp3 file sent to their email. The ad supported product is free to consumers. www.gotvoice.com

Please let me know your thoughts on the product and any feedback you might have.

Thank you in advance for your time and consideration.

Rick Hughes
rhughes@gotvoice.com

Posted by: Rick Hughes | February 7, 2006 7:38 PM | Report abuse

The update link goes to the vendor's software download page, not to the update for the security flaw. Your readers will have to hunt for the fix...

Posted by: Mikey | February 8, 2006 8:12 AM | Report abuse

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