As Microsoft Preps IE Fix, "Drive By" Exploit Sites Taking Toll On Users


Microsoft Corp. on Monday said it was working on a fix for a flaw in Internet Explorer that security experts said was being used by a growing number of Web sites to install spyware on users' computers.

As of Monday, security firm Websense Inc. said the number of unique Web sites taking advantage of the vulnerability had remained at about 200 since Sunday, given that the number of sites taken down have been replaced with a roughly equal number of new sites. The overall number, however, were expected to grow over time. As Microsoft Preps IE Fix, "Drive-By" Exploit Sites Taking Toll On Users - Yahoo! News

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