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Zero-Day Vulnerability Sneaks In Through Internet Explorer® 10

February 17, 2014  malware news

Targeted attacks against Internet Explorer® 10 reportedly are exploiting a zero-day vulnerability in the browser just two days after Microsoft® released a patch update. Most notably, the Veterans of Foreign Wars® website, VFW.org, fell victim to this cyberattack allegedly initiated in China. Security company FireEye™ reported this attack uses malicious code to download a backdoor that allows files to be stolen from victims’ computers without their knowledge. The VFW® has fixed the vulnerability on its website.

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