Late last week a report surfaced that researchers believe online organized crime groups are breaking into web servers and inserting code that, when you visit the site, installs code on your PC that would allow the baddies to take control of your computer.
The infection takes advantage of two flaws in Internet Explorer that Microsoft hasn’t fixed yet. Hopefully these problems will be fixed by the time this item is posted — in the meantime, increase your security settings on Internet Explorer: Select Tools | Internet Options | Security, and go from there.
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