Michal Zalewski

Security researcher and Google employee Michal Zalewski is warning of a potentially serious security hole that affects the three major Web browsers, Internet Explorer, Firefox and Google’s Chrome browser and that could make it easy for attackers to push malicious downloads from domains other than that being visited by unsuspecting Web users.

Things are getting curioser and curioser of late at Microsoft. The company is no longer the punch line for every joke in the IT security industry, but now the lessons the company learned in the last 10 years about dealing with researchers and making product security a priority are falling by the wayside.

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