Flaw Found in Internet Explorer Leads US-CERT to Recommend that Computer Users Review Microsoft Security Advisory for Mitigation Actions, Workarounds

May 2, 2014 – Arlington, Va. According to the Department of Homeland Security's United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT), which leads efforts to improve the nation's cybersecurity posture, coordinate cyber information sharing, and proactively manage cyber risks to the nation, a vulnerability affecting Internet Explorer versions 6 through 11 that could allow unauthorized remote code execution has been found. US-CERT recommends that users and administrators review Microsoft Security Advisory 2963983 for mitigation actions and workarounds. Those who cannot follow Microsoft’s recommendations, such as Windows XP users, may consider using an alternate browser. To read the official US-CERT warning, click here.



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