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Microsoft patches .Net Passport

By Julio Franco
Jul 2, 2003
  1. Microsoft patched a hole in it's .Net Passport identity management service last night after a security researcher disclosed a potentially serious flaw that could enable attackers to hijack Passport accounts.

    The vulnerability was in the code for a "Secret Question" feature that helped users who had forgotten their Passport password, according to a message posted by Victor Manuel Alvarez Castro, who identified himself as a security consultant.

    Read more: PC World.
     
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