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Microsoft Warns of New Bug Affecting IE Users

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#1 Romeo29


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Posted 02 March 2010 - 08:51 PM

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Microsoft warned on Monday, 1st March 2010, of a new vulnerability that affects Internet Explorer users, saying that it could be exploited by hackers to install malicious software on a victim's computer. The flaw lies in the way Microsoft's VBScript works with Windows Help Files in Internet Explorer. But for an attack to work, the victim must press the computer's F1 key, Microsoft said. "Our analysis shows that if users do not press the F1 key on their keyboard, the vulnerability cannot be exploited."


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Posted 03 March 2010 - 06:32 AM

Thanks Romeo29 for the information. I have never heard of key on a keyboard being used for to drop a bug on your computer. Is this keyboard attach a new thing.

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