Internet Explorer at risk of hijacking

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shutterstock_170445095Microsoft has warned of a new security flaw in all versions of its Internet Explorer web browser for Windows PCs. A patch has yet to be released for the crocked code.

The flaw allows miscreants to hijack at risk Windows computers. It’s all due to “the way Internet Explorer accesses an object in memory that has been deleted or has not been properly allocated”, the software giant explained on Saturday.

An attacker could host a specially crafted website that is designed to exploit this vulnerability through Internet Explorer and then convince a user to view the website.

See the full story on theregister.co.uk

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