facebook  twitter  linkedin  youtube  Pinterest  google

Hackers Use Internet Explorer to Launch Attacks

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has advised computer users to consider using alternatives to Internet Explorer browsers until the company fixes a security flaw that hackers have used to launch attacks.
 
 
Microsoft stated in an advisory that the vulnerability could allow a hacker to take control of an affected system, allowing them to do things such as viewing, changing, or deleting data, installing malicious programs, or creating accounts that would give hackers full user rights. Experts say even clicking one link in Internet Explorer could expose your computer and leave it vulnerable. 
 
While the flaws are being fixed, it has been advised that you take precautions by not using Internet Explorer and switching to an alternative browser, such as Firefox or Google Chrome. 
 
For more information, read the article here.

Inman News

Staged, Styled & Sold

AGBeat

  • (Business News) The first city to attempt to ban tobacco sales has dropped their controversial proposal, drawing support and criticism. Follow The American Genius on Facebook for exclusive & breaking business stories Get more Business News at AGBeat

  • 30 years ago, a husband bought a CD for his wife, but Wells Fargo now says it's been cashed, despite the requirement that it be surrendered (which it clearly has not been). Follow The American Genius on Facebook for exclusive & breaking business stories Get more Business News at AGBeat

You are here: Home Members Hackers Use Internet Explorer to Launch Attacks