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Vulnerability in AVG security toolbar puts IE users at risk

Lucian Constantin | July 9, 2014
Implementation issues with AVG Secure Search, a browser toolbar from antivirus vendor AVG Technologies that's supposed to protect users from malicious websites, could have allowed remote attackers to execute malicious code on computers.

One of the strategies to stay safe on the Internet involves minimizing the computer's attack surface by restricting the number of installed applications that could be targeted, Dormann said. "More software is not the solution, it's the problem."

 

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