Hackers target zero day Windows vulnerability

Microsoft has issued a security advisory warning against an unpatched security hole in Windows that is actively being exploited by online criminals.

Attackers are using a flaw in the way that Windows handles the .wmf (Windows Metafile) graphic file format. A specially crafted .wmf image placed on a website or sent through a spam email will allow the criminal to execute code on a user's system.

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