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Dangerous Internet Explorer vulnerability opens door to powerful phishing attacks

2015/02/03

PCWorld - (International) Microsoft reported that it is working on a security update to address an Internet Explorer universal cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability discovered by a Deusen researcher that could allow attackers to bypass the Same-Origin Policy to launch phishing attacks or hijack users' accounts on any Web site.

Source: http://www.pcworld.com/article/2879372/dangerous-ie-vulnerability-opens-door-to-powerful-phishing-attacks.html

Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at: http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-daily-open-source-infrastructure-report.


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