PATCH YOUR SYSTEMS!
All the more reason to ensure your systems are patched properly!
US-CERT, the government's cybersecurity arm, is warning users of Microsoft (NSDQ: MSFT) Internet Explorer 7 about a Trend Micro report claiming that cybercriminals are attacking Internet Explorer 7 through a vulnerability disclosed and patched by Microsoft last week.
"Cybercriminals are actively exploiting a critical vulnerability in Internet Explorer 7, which arises from the browser's improper handling of errors when attempting to access deleted objects," said Trend Micro's Jake Soriano in a blog post on Tuesday. "This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary codes on a vulnerable machine." ......