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Windows 7: Microsoft investigating new IE browser vulnerability

02 Mar 2010   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 
Microsoft investigating new IE browser vulnerability

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Microsoft’s security response team is investigating reports of a potentially dangerous code execution vulnerability in its flagship Internet Explorer browser.
The company warned that an attacker could host a maliciously crafted web page and run arbitrary code if they could convince a user to visit the web page and then get them to press the F1 key in response to a pop up dialog box.
Full story: Microsoft investigating new IE browser vulnerability | Zero Day | ZDNet.com

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02 Mar 2010   #2

7 Ultimate x64, Vista Ultimate x64, 7 Pro x64, XP Pro x86, Linux Mint Nadia Cinnamon
 
 

Lucky me - I use FireFox.
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02 Mar 2010   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

Ditto. But I really don't blame IE; if as many people uses FF as use IE, hackers would spend more effort trying to compromise FF.
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02 Mar 2010   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

oops sorry just seen a post about the same thing... im guessing this is the help file bug sorry
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03 Mar 2010   #5

Windows 7 7100 build
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by CarlTR6 View Post
Ditto. But I really don't blame IE; if as many people uses FF as use IE, hackers would spend more effort trying to compromise FF.
Yep you are correct about that one.

Once one program gets so popular it will start getting hacked to death just like Microsoft and all of it's products... It is sad.
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