Hackers target yet ANOTHER Internet Explorer hole

WEBINAR: On-demand webcast

How to Boost Database Development Productivity on Linux, Docker, and Kubernetes with Microsoft SQL Server 2017 REGISTER >

Same story (it seems), well it has the same heading, and the heading has been highlighted for the last couple of months now already. In any case, Microsoft said they are investigating another hole that cyber attackers are taking advantage of in IE 6 and IE 7. Again…

"At this time, we are aware of targeted attacks attempting to use this vulnerability," Microsoft said in an advisory posted along with a routine release of patches for Windows and Office software.

"We will continue to monitor the threat environment and update this advisory if this situation changes."

This flaw does the same as most previous reported flaws, which is to remotely seize control of computers. Strangely though, IE 5 and IE 8 are not affected. Time will tell how many unsafe holes there still are in IE 6 and IE 7, and in all honesty, people should really start considering getting a updated version of IE, or Microsoft should start fixing holes!

Microsoft on Tuesday warned that hackers are targeting yet another weakness in Internet Explorer 6 and 7

View Article



Comments

  • There are no comments yet. Be the first to comment!

Leave a Comment
  • Your email address will not be published. All fields are required.

Top White Papers and Webcasts

  • MongoDB has the flexibility, adaptability and extensibility to embrace widely varying data types and rapid design/deployment cycles. Combining MongoDB with our 5100 ECO Enterprise SSD brings amazing results in smaller, simpler deployments compared to legacy storage. In this technical brief, we compare two MongoDB test clusters, each using the Linux Logical Volume Manager (LVM) for RAID configuration: 5100 ECO 3-node cluster: Two Micron 5100 ECO (1.92TB) per node configured as a software RAID 0 (LVM) Legacy …

  • The software-defined data center (SDDC) and new trends in cloud and virtualization bring increased agility, automation, and intelligent services and management to all areas of the data center. Businesses can now more easily manage the entire lifecycle of their applications and services via the SDDC. This Aberdeen analyst report examines how a strong foundation in both the cloud and internal data centers is empowering organizations to fully leverage their IT infrastructure and is also preparing them to be able …

Most Popular Programming Stories

More for Developers

RSS Feeds

Thanks for your registration, follow us on our social networks to keep up-to-date