Microsoft warns Internet Explorer Users against Eminent Attack

Users of Internet Explorer 9 and earlier versions have been urged to deploy a toolkit that could help protect their PC against a series of attacks hitting its system.

It was revealed earlier in the day by security forum Rapid7 that Internet Explorer was hit with a new zero-day exploit, which takes advantages of a security hole within websites to carry out attacks. This means that anyone using IE to visit a website that has malicious links could have their computer compromised.

The exploit is said to affect Windows XP, Vista and 7 systems.

Click the link to download the Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit (EMET).

The EMET aims to protect against this issue and should not affect usability of websites.

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Recycled from: Mashable



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