Microsoft Internet Explorer, New Dangerous Hole Discovered

Monday Jan 31st 2011 by -

According to experts, you should stop using the web browser until the hole has been plugged!

The new vulnerability affects every version of Windows currently supported. This is a zero-day vulnerability. The vulnerability resides in MIME HTML also called MHTML which allows Web content to render in a web browser or other apps including email. This attack allows an attacker to send a HTML email to the user which triggers a script to collect user information. For now, use FireFox, Google Chrome or another, currently unaffected browser.
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