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Microsoft News Roundup, Mid-January Edition

From a patent application to 'help' you get more work done to new and improved security tools and a way to view a decade's worth of spreadsheet formats, here's what's happening in Redmond.

New MSN Messenger Trojan Targets VNCs Too [updated]

MSN Messenger users, it's time to batten down the hatches as a new IRC Trojan attacks both PCs and virtual network connections. Learn how it works so you can stop it.

Big Maxtor Disks Making Big Security Headaches [Updated]

Have a Maxtor Basics hard disk? You may have connected a big security breach to your system. Learn what's at risk and how to protect yourself - now.

Got Adobe Acrobat or Reader 8.1? The "Fix" Is In

... the "Mailto" URI vulnerability fix, that is. Find out how to get the updates and learn which Acrobat and Reader users are still at risk.

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"Mailto:" and Other URI Threats May Target Everyone

Been patting yourself on the back for not using Adobe Acrobat or Reader with IE7 and Windows XP? Don't be too happy: URI-based threats may be lurking everywhere.

Didn't Ask for That PDF File? Watch Out!

Put Adobe Acrobat or Adobe Reader together with Windows XP and Internet Explorer 7, and what do you have? A significant threat to your PC. Learn how to protect yourself.