Flaws in media players like Apple Computer Inc.'s iTunes and RealNetworks Inc.'s RealPlayer could enable a hacker to get into a user's computer through a poisoned MP3 file.
Users of Microsoft's Internet Explorer Web browser could be compromised simply by visiting a malicious Web site, SANS said.
Even the open-source Mozilla and Firefox Web browsers, which has gained in popularity thanks to security concerns, had flaws as well, Paller said.
Whats up? I thought Mozilla was all l33t and stuff :lol:
7th December 2003
As the article said, the flaw was in Apple's software so your browser can't do much about it.
Shizzle my nizzle
28th July 2004
Nothing is a brick wall to hackers, it's just that Firefox doesn't allow ActiveX controls - the cause of 90% of viruses/malware/spyware/adware/trojans/keyloggers through IE.