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    An Increase in M$ exploits?

    Here is another zero-day for windows.

    http://threatpost.com/en_us/blogs/an...eleased-080910

    Does it seem like there has been a drastic increase in the number of them being released recently to anyone else? Perhaps it has something to do with that one group of windows hackers, MSRC(Microsoft-Spurned Researcher Collective not the actual MSRC >.<) who started releasing a couple of zero-days in response to how that one google worker who released the help/support exploit was treated (slashdot story http://it.slashdot.org/story/10/07/0...0-Day?from=rss ). Or maybe the credit is placed on how M$ is going a different way to Google and Firefox who have started paying per exploit? What are your thoughts on the matter fellow AOians?

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