I originally published this blog at http://community.ca.com/blogs/securityadvisor
Published: January 18 2007, 01:29 PM by Benjamin Googins
Last week the CA Security Advisory Team and other security websites reported the computer company Acer had been distributing an Active X control, LunchApp.ocx, marked “safe for scripting’, which created a vulnerability for users. Since then, Acer has released a patch that unregisters and deletes LunchApp.ocx. This has been verified by CA engineers and US-CERT and is available directly from Acer at http://support.acer-euro.com/drivers/utilities.html#APP.
By: Benjamin Googins
Benjamin Googins is a senior engineer working on CA’s Anti-Spyware product. His primary functions include analyzing spyware and privacy breaches, fielding press inquiries, blogging and drafting documents. He has been a significant contributor to the User Permission document , Spyware Scorecard , Threat… Read More..