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Microsoft issues fix for IE flaw that allow PC hijack

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    Microsoft issues fix for IE flaw that allow PC hijack

    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.

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    Microsoft issues fix for IE flaw that could allow PC hijack | Security & Privacy - CNET News

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    I think it's great the act so promptly. Although I wonder who in this world would still be using IE 6, 7, of 8?
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Microsoft issues fix for IE flaw that allow PC hijack
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