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Flash flaw threatens Web sites; Windows Mobile sales plummet

By Network World Staff, Network World, 11/13/2009
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Hackers can exploit a flaw in Adobe's Flash to compromise nearly every Web site that allows users to upload content, including Google's Gmail, then launch silent attacks on visitors to those sites, security researchers said this week. Also, sales of smartphones running the Window Mobile operating system declined 20% in the third quarter at the same time that total smartphone sales surged 13%, according to an analysis of newly released sales data from Gartner Inc. (7:49)

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