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September 23, 2006, 2:37 am
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"Microsoft has issued warnings about a serious flaw in Internet Explorer
that allows attackers to hijack a PC via the popular browser
Researcher Adam Thomas uncovered the exploit which revolves around the way
that the Internet Explorer browser handles a particular form of graphics
known as vector graphics.
A properly crafted webpage can exploit this problem and install almost
anything they want on the target machine.
Tests by Sunbelt Software on a Windows machine patched with all the latest
security updates showed attackers installing a huge amount of spyware and
other malicious programs."
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