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[ CA Virus Downgrade Vulnerability] - [PaulDotCom] - Malware will typically try to kill anit-virus programs running on the infected system as its first step. This may not always go unnoticed. However, if you are able to downgrade the virus defs to install some more juicy malware, that may very well go unnoticed.
[ Security Flaws in Google Desktop and Google's Response] - [Joe] - (Douglas Merrill is the CIO of Google):"Regarding security-flaw disclosure, Mr. Merrill says Google hasn’t provided much because consumers, its primary users to date, often aren’t tech-savvy enough to understand security bulletins and find them “distracting and confusing.” Also, because fixes Google makes on its servers are invisible to the user, notification hasn’t seemed necessary, he says."
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