Newly detected IE exploit spells massive spyware trouble

Wednesday, 20 September 2006, 1:12 AM EST

A previously undocumented flaw in Microsoft's Internet Explorer Web browser is reportedly being exploited by online criminals to install an entire kitchen sink of malicious software on any computer that visits any of a handful of sites currently exploiting the vulnerability.

Researchers at Sunbelt Software discovered the exploit last week while conducting some routine online surveillance of known crimeware gangs.

At Security Fix.

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