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Do you know about security risks with Windows SideBar? 07142012

So you use “Side Bar” applications, did you know you are at risk? Microsoft has discovered that their are potential threats that exploit the side bar application.

The fix from Microsoft is to shut it off.  Microsoft issued this advisory #2719662 issued on 7/10/2012. 

The tool to disable and enable the Side Bar can be found here MS FixIt.  For more information check out this review of the situation from Sophos at their news blog called the NakedSecurity the article written by Graham Cluley.

This just seems to gum up my world a little just as I finally found an app for the Side Bar that I really like.

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