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Windows 7: Microsoft issues fix for IE flaw that could allow PC hijack


31 Dec 2012   #1
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Microsoft issues fix for IE flaw that could allow PC hijack

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Microsoft issued a fix today for a zero-day vulnerability in older versions of Internet Explorer that could allow attackers to gain control of Windows-based computers to host malicious Web sites.

The company confirmed Saturday that it was investigating a remote code execution vulnerability in IE 6, IE 7, and IE 8 that could allow an attacker to use the corrupted PC to host a Web site designed to exploit the vulnerability with other users. Versions of the browser after IE 8 are unaffected, Microsoft said.

Read more at source:
Microsoft issues fix for IE flaw that could allow PC hijack | Security & Privacy - CNET News

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01 Jan 2013   #2

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This is more reason for users to finally move over to Windows 7.
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