Hackers are targeting a flaw that affects IE 7, 8 and 9 users and could be exploited on XP, Vista and Microsoft’s latest OS release Windows 7.

“We are aware of targeted attacks potentially affecting some versions of Internet Explorer”
Microsoft Statement

Microsoft is urging Windows users to install a free piece of security software to protect PCs from a newly discovered “zero-day” security flaw in its Internet Explorer browser which hackers are exploiting to take remote control of computers.

With versions of IE in use on those platforms, Microsoft is offering free security software on its website (the Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit, EMET, at http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=29851) while it works on rolling out an update to improve the web browsers security in the program.

Browsers such as FireFox and Google Chrome are safe from this flaw and won’t be effected. This is a Microsoft Internet Explorer flaw only.

Join the conversation! 3 Comments

  1. Good Morning readers. My wife and I are totally thrilled to locate the information here. It has distributed instant relief to our everyday life. I’ve been scouring for this info for years and I will be convincing my membership base to stop by. The other afternoon I was jumping around through the highest rated sites trying to discover the answers to my all consuming questions and I will be careful to take more action in whatever mode possible. We’re getting all bushed out on the widespread news going on. Again I just wanted to thank you from the bottom of my heart for such higher knowing. This has shifted me out of unhealthy habits. Many hopeful things rejuvenating my life. Its such a super forum to make your message heard. Another thing that I am developing master haircut Plano Texas Texas. I will give you a great consultation on a new hairstyle best regards, Camila.

  2. friends at work have been searching about lately. The niche of specifics here on the repository is truely great and appreciated and is going to help my kids and I in our studies all the time. It appears as if all of the members here acquired a significant amount of specifics concerning subjects on the site and other subjects and types of info like wise show it. I am not browsing websites all day long although when I get a break im always researching for this type of knowledge and others closely having to do with it. If someone gets a chance, take a look at my website. ProSoft Vibration Dampening Shaft Inserts


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

About Host Media

We have been hosting websites since 2002 and are always moving forward. All articles written under the Host Media author are created by the team who support our customers.


Internet News


, , ,