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Protect yourself from Flash attacks in Internet Explorer 10

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    Protect yourself from Flash attacks in Internet Explorer 10


    As I reported last week, Microsoft has chosen to delay shipping a critical update for the Flash Player code in Internet Explorer 10 until the General Availability of Windows 8 in late October. Those security fixes, which were delivered to users of all other modern browsers on August 21, are not available to Windows 8 users who use Internet Explorer 10.

    That means, if you are using Windows 8 in either a production environment or for evaluation purposes, you face an unacceptably high risk of being targeted by in-the-wild exploits aimed at those Flash vulnerabilities.


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    Protect yourself from Flash attacks in Internet Explorer | ZDNet

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    Thanks Shawn.
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    Does that mean that among the websites allowed by Microsoft to run Flash on IE10, there are some which could send you malicious codes?
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    Thanks for the info Shawn, I usually use ActiveX Filtering but hadn't enabled it on the RTM.
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