RealNews

New critical vulnerabilities discovered in IE

A set of new security vulnerabilities have been discovered in Microsoft’s Internet Explorer (IE) Web browser which used together could allow hackers to compromise user PCs, researchers warned Tuesday. The five vulnerabilities have been reported in IE 6.0, although other versions may have been affected, according to a bulletin released by security company Secunia. The scripting flaws could allow hackers to bypass security and compromise systems, giving them access to sensitive information and cross-site scripting, according to Secunia. The Copenhagen, Denmark, company has classified the vulnerabilities as “extremely critical” and is advising all IE users to disable active scripting or “use another product.” Full Story

OODA Analyst

OODA Analyst

OODA is comprised of a unique team of international experts capable of providing advanced intelligence and analysis, strategy and planning support, risk and threat management, training, decision support, crisis response, and security services to global corporations and governments.