Operation Aurora, and a brief video apology from me

Graham Cluley

Paul Ducklin of this parish (well, actually our Sydney, Australia office) has made a terrific video, demonstrating the Internet Explorer vulnerability at the heart of the Operation Aurora/Google vs China hacking story.

The Operation Aurora Internet Explorer exploit - live!

If you watch the video you can see:

  • A brief recap of the impact Operation Aurora has made in the news
  • A quick explanation of how the Internet Explorer vulnerability works
  • A live demo of the Internet Explorer vulnerability being demonstrated – don’t worry, it’s a video. It’s quite safe. :)
  • A reminder of “Don’t panic” in large friendly letters
  • A demonstration that…

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Graham Cluley is a veteran of the anti-virus industry having worked for a number of security companies since the early 1990s when he wrote the first ever version of Dr Solomon's Anti-Virus Toolkit for Windows. Now an independent security analyst, he regularly makes media appearances and is an international public speaker on the topic of computer security, hackers, and online privacy. Follow him on Twitter at @gcluley, on Mastodon at @[email protected], or drop him an email.