IE bug lets hackers read your mail

Security researchers on Thursday warned of fresh security problems in Microsoft Internet Explorer that could allow attackers to take over a system or read private information from other Web sites. One of the bugs also affects Firefox, according to researchers. Proof of concept code was released demonstrating one of the bugs.

Also this week, Microsoft re-released a patch from two weeks ago that had interfered with users' dial-up connections. - IE bug lets hackers read your mail

Linked by shanmuga Friday, 30th June 2006 1:37AM