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Another day, another Internet Explorer security hole

Mar 02, 2010, 17:33 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)

[ Thanks to Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols for this link. ]

"Forgive me for sounding like a broken record, but yet another Internet Explorer security hole has been revealed. Is there no end to the ways that IE can be broken into? It doesn't look like it!

"In this latest flaw, there's an unpatched bug in VBScript that hackers can use to drop malware on 32-bit Windows XP machines running IE 7 and 8....

"Microsoft says that, as far as they know, no one's using this exploit yet. Yeah, and I don't know that anyone is playing hockey in Canada today, but I'm willing to bet someone is."

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