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I don't know how many of you, dear readers, are aware of the recent commotion about a vulnerability in powerpoint that is being actively exploited. I guess none of you knew about it, to be honest. Anyway, Microsoft released a Security Advisory about the problem, which you can find here : Vulnerability in PowerPoint Could Allow Remote Code Execution. A patch is expected in August - in the mean time, you can follow the suggested Microsoft workaround :

Do not open or save Microsoft Office files that you receive from un-trusted sources or that you received unexpectedly from trusted sources.


I just mailed Zeta Computers because after ordering online on July 4th and calling them on July 11th, my order for 2 Maxtor 80GB harddrives still seems to be out in the open. They promised to keep me up to date, but it remains awfully quiet on their side and I'm getting (more than a little) annoyed with them.

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