Drive By IE Attacks Subside; Threat Remains

The wave of zero day attacks against a gaping hole in Microsoft's Internet Explorer browser appears to have subsided, but in the absence of a patch, security experts warn that the risk remains significant.

During the weekend of March 25-26, malware hunters discovered more than 200 unique URLs using the unpatched IE flaw to launch drive-by downloads of bots, spyware, back doors and other Trojan downloaders. Drive-By IE Attacks Subside; Threat Remains

Linked by shanmuga Monday, 27th March 2006 9:40PM