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Microsoft [NASDAQ:MSFT] Internet Explorer users may risk having their personal information revealed through a Javascript security loophole that can allow prying individuals to bypass the Web browser's normal security systems.

The warning comes from Aladdin Knowledge Systems, the IT (information technology) security specialist, which said that Internet Explorer can execute a command "NavigateAndFind" within a Web page or an HTML (hypertext markup language)-based e-mail, which directs the browser to a specific Web page to highlight selected text there.

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-- A (A@AisA.com), January 03, 2000

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