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New Attack Fells Internet Explorer

November 22nd, 2009 11:33 admin

alphadogg writes “Attack code has been identified that could be used to break into a PC running older versions of Microsoft’s Internet Explorer browser. The code was posted Friday to the Bugtraq mailing list by an unidentified hacker. According to security vendor Symantec, the code does not always work properly, but it could be used to install unauthorized software on a victim’s computer.”

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