We shouldn’t still be having this conversation, but here we are.
On Monday, Microsoft warned users of its once beloved Internet Explorer that a critical vulnerability in the browser allows malicious actors to hijack the computers of those running the outdated program. In other words, if you still use Internet Explorer, you should really stop.
Like, right now.
“The vulnerability could corrupt memory in such a way that an attacker could execute arbitrary code in the context of the current user,” reads the warning in part. “If the current user is logged on with administrative user rights, an attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerability could take control of an affected system.” Read more…
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