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    Thumbs up Microsoft issues fix for IE flaw that could allow PC hijack

    Hi Loungers,
    Microsoft issued a fix today for a zero-day vulnerability in older versions of Internet Explorer that could allow attackers to gain control of Windows-based computers to host malicious Web sites.

    The company confirmed Saturday that it was investigating a remote code execution vulnerability in IE 6, IE 7, and IE 8 that could allow an attacker to use the corrupted PC to host a Web site designed to exploit the vulnerability with other users. Versions of the browser after IE 8 are unaffected, Microsoft said.
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    Ok, I thought I was going nuts at first. This is evidently for IE versions 6, 7 and 8 only. Those with IE 9 or IE 10 will get a message that this update does not apply to their systems.
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    Hi Ted, I knew that, I posted in case others were using older versions.
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    It's early here and I was afraid my partsheimers was kicking in, LOL
    BACKUP...BACKUP...BACKUP
    Have a Great Day! Ted


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