01.30.10

Here We Go Again: Internet Explorer Flaws

Posted in Microsoft, Security, Windows at 12:23 am by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

Summary: Another reason why Internet Explorer will never be secure

IT has only been weeks since Chinese crackers exploited Microsoft’s Internet Explorer flaws [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12]. Now comes this:

IE Windows vuln coughs up local files

If you use any version of Internet Explorer to surf Twitter or other Web 2.0 sites, Jorge Luis Alvarez Medina can probably read the entire contents of your primary hard drive.

Is an IED or InternetExploder more Dangerous?

There has been a lot in the news about IEDs used by irregular forces in Afghanistan but InternetExploder affects more of us personally if not lethally. After years of reporting serious vulnerabilities in IE, it is still no more secure. The latest revelation will be published at BlackHat this year. It’s the same old thing. By exploiting a chain of vulnerabilities in IE and its OS, the webmaster can see everything on your PC…

Internet Explorer will never be secure.

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