Internet Explorer Security Hole

There is an important  Microsoft advisory regarding a security gap in Internet Explorer 7. More details here and there.

The main thing is that the defect can be exploited by hackers by luring user to go to a website containing the malware. By exploiting a zero-day flaw in IE the malicious site execute a Java Script in the users computer that downloads a trojan.

Be very careful when you follow links in e-mails. Microsoft have some workarounds to stay safe. Other browsers are not affected. 

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