I was wondering if you guys know anything about the info that the Black Hat hackers will be releasing next week in their annual gathering in Las Vegas? Apparently they have discovered ways to hack into people's computers through the Gadgets in Vista and Win 7, and they'll be releasing that info to the public.
I've been a subscriber to the Windows Secrets newsletters for several years and they always send through some very interesting and relevant information.
This is a copy of some if the text in the latest one, titled "Kill those Vista and Win7 gadgets now!"
KILL THOSE VISTA AND WIN 7 GADGETS NOW!
By Woody Leonhard
In the unlikely chance that you're using Windows gadgets, you need to get rid of them — right now!
Those seemingly innocuous accessory apps that you stick onto your desktop, included with Vista and Windows 7, could be used to subvert your system.
Article continues here: http://windowssecret...n7-gadgets-now/.
So, if you didn't know about this, you might want to check out the Fix It article from MSFT.
Have a great weekend!
This post has been edited by bcappel: 23 July 2012 - 11:15 AM