Friday March 24, 2006 1:37 pm
Security Hole In IE Vulnerable To Attack
Code with which to exploit a hole in Microsoft Internet Explorer has been published on the Internet, leaving a lot of PC users uneasy about security issues. Internet Explorer is infamously prone to security problems, even with the so-called “fully patched” Internet Explorer 6 running on XP with Service Pack 2. There have been no reported attacks thus far, but all a user would need to do is unwittingly visit a website with the code embedded in it. Yet another reason to switch to Mozilla Firefox, or start using a Mac.
Code that takes advantage of a security hole in Internet Explorer has been published on the Web and could be used by someone to unleash an e-mail virus that could put people’s computers and data at risk, Microsoft and security experts said Thursday.
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