[THIN] Re: China-linked cyberattack: What you need to know

  • From: Jim Kenzig <jkenzig@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: THIN <thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 19 Jan 2010 10:56:52 -0500

MS article... affects all versions of windows back to 2000, most all
versions of Internet Explorer from 6 to 8.
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/advisory/979352.mspx
Jim Kenzig
http://www.kenzig.com



On Tue, Jan 19, 2010 at 10:47 AM, Jim Kenzig <jkenzig@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Heads Up!
>
> Jim Kenzig
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> Date: Tue, Jan 19, 2010 at 10:26 AM
> Subject: China-linked cyberattack: What you need to know
> To: jkenzig@xxxxxxxxx
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>  McAfee Labs has identified a zero-day vulnerability in Microsoft Internet
> Explorer that was used as an entry point for a cyberattack that struck
> Google and a rapidly growing list of other companies. McAfee is working with
> our customers, partners, and the public to educate them on this dangerous
> cyberattack known as "Operation Aurora".
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> We have set up an informational web page to get the latest information at
> www.mcafee.com/aurora<http://now.eloqua.com/e/er.aspx?s=927&lid=1924&elq=99f0b4cbf5a64d438408a09a8914afec>
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> There you will find:
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> >> A detailed 
> >> document<http://now.eloqua.com/e/er.aspx?s=927&lid=1925&elq=99f0b4cbf5a64d438408a09a8914afec>to
> >>  help you determine if you've been affected
> >> An executive-level video 
> >> briefing<http://app.en25.com/e/er.aspx?s=927&lid=1926&elq=99f0b4cbf5a64d438408a09a8914afec>
> >>  explaining
> Operation Aurora from the McAfee Office of the CTO
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> protect your organization from Operation Aurora and similar attacks in the
> future
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> We invite you to visit this site frequently for updates on Operation
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> January 21, 2010 at 11 AM PST / 2 PM EST which will feature the latest
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