“Sony and digital music database provider Gracenote said on Monday customers should update software to prevent hackers from breaking into their personal computers,” Reuters reports.
Reuters reports, Sony and Gracenote made the comment in response to a software flaw that affects a Microsoft technology called ActiveX. The technology allows programs from other software vendors and multimedia files to be delivered over Web pages. ‘This vulnerability could allow an attacker to load malicious code onto a user’s system and then execute the code,’ Gracenote said on its Web site.”
Reuters reports, “Users of other Gracenote-enabled products using operating systems like Apple Macintosh or Linux, or customers with Gracenote-enabled consumer electronic devices, were not affected by the security problem, Gracenote said.”
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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Macatheson” for the heads up.]