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Old 27th August 2004, 11:11   #1
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Default Digital attacks on Winamp use 'skins' for camouflage

C|Net reports that a group of security researchers discovered that spyware makers are using a flaw in the way the multimedia software loads graphical themes, or skins, to infect PCs with their wares. The digital music player--made by America Online subsidiary Nullsoft, whose informal mascot is the llama--improperly allows the skin files to run programs.

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