Internet Explorer (IE) F1 Bug

Wednesday, March 3rd, 2010 | Internet with No Comments »

Internet Explorer LogoA new Internet Explorer (IE) bug has been confirmed by Microsoft.  This new flaw, lets a hacker install malicious software on a  computer when a user press the F1 key.  The bug is in relation to Microsoft’s VBScript that works with Windows Help Files in IE. The attack will only work, if the user press the computer’s F1 key, thus, making it harder for any hacker to attack your computer.

The new flaw on IE was discovered by security researcher Maurycy Prodeus, who posted details of the attack on Friday.  IE that are affected are those of  Windows 2000, Windows XP and Windows Server 2003.  Users with this operating systems are encourage not to use the F1 key for the meantime that no solution has been provide.

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