If you’re one of the people who make up the nearly 24% of Internet users on Internet Explorer, now is a good time to click on ‘Check for updates.’ Researchers have found yet another Metasploit Zero-Day exploit that leaves IE 7, 8, and 9 vulnerable for Windows users. Brought to us by the same group as the Java 7 exploit a few weeks ago, this one uses a malicious site to install the Poison Ivy backdoor trojan while unsuspecting users browse. Once installed, it basically gives the attacker the same privileges as the user. It works on computers running Windows XP, Vista, and 7, and the CSO of… more


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