Half-Life 2 source code stolen through IE exploit

From: Thor Larholm (thor_at_PIVX.COM)
Date: 10/03/03

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    In the words of Gabe Newell, Managing Director of Valve Software:

    "Well, this sucks. "

    http://www.halflife2.net/forums/showthread.php?s=e6e7d0ce0abe19997425ef50fa7fe1df&threadid=10692

    This is what happens when you have 31 publicly known unpatched vulnerabilities
    in IE (see signature). I have seen screenshots of successfully compiled HL2
    installations, with WorldCraft and Model Viewer running atop a listing of
    directories such as hl2, tf2 and cstrike.

    Regards
    Thor Larholm
    PivX Solutions, LLC - Senior Security Researcher
    http://pivx.com/larholm/unpatched - 31 Unpatched IE Security Vulnerabilities

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