Guarding against the new IE exploit

Friday, 22 September 2006, 2:42 AM EST

Earlier this week Security Fix wrote about a newly discovered vulnerability in Microsoft's Internet Explorer Web browser that bad guys were exploiting to install malicious software when users merely browsed certain nasty Web sites.

That post advised users who wanted to continue using IE to jack up the Javascript security settings on the browser, but as the most recent attacks with this exploit have shown, the bad guys don't need to use Javascript to execute their attacks with this vulnerability.

At Security Fix.

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