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Zero-Day Exploit Hits Internet Explorer

By Don Reisinger  |  Posted 11-08-2010 Print

Security experts have found a zero-day exploit affecting Internet Explorer. According to Symantec, which first uncovered the issue, the exploit allows a remote program to run on the affected person's computer without their knowledge. It's delivered as people browse to a seemingly legitimate Web site that has been compromised.The CIO Insight

Internet Explorer security issues are nothing new. And it's clear that Microsoft has a long way to go to improve the security of its browser. Remind employees to be cautious when using Internet Explorer and to not click on links that they don't necessarily believe will lead them to a trustworthy site. Unfortunately, we've been down this road with Microsoft many, many times before.


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