Tag Archive | "IE-security"


12 November 2013 | 1,191 views

Another IE 0-Day Hole Found & Used By In-Memory Drive By Attacks

So another IE 0-Day has been uncovered, and is in use in the wild for drive-by attacks on unwitting web users. I have to say, technically speaking, this attack is rather impressive – in terms of the exploit, the delivery method and the way that it runs. It retrieves the PE headers from a DLL [...]

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08 September 2010 | 6,655 views

Microsoft Investigates IE CSS Cross-Origin Theft Vulnerability

There’s a lot of circumstantial evidence surround this as Microsoft themselves haven’t clarified or publicly announced anything related to the CSS Cross-Origin Theft bug – but it seems fairly clear. Some media sources are quoting it as a ‘new bug‘ – which it isn’t, according to other sources it has been known about for at [...]

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21 July 2010 | 8,975 views

Clever Attack Allows Theft Of Names & Addresses From IE & Safari

There has been some very clever attacks lately, especially involving browsers and the kind of data they can leak when probed the right way. The biggest press recently was generated by the history leak that occurs in most browsers. Another clever attack that got some coverage lately was tabnapping and the latest is another fascinating [...]

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09 June 2010 | 9,665 views

Microsoft Patches At Least 34 Bugs Including Pwn2Own Vulnerability

What a massive mother-load of patches Microsoft has unleashed on this month patching more than 34 security vulnerabilities including the fairly high profile vulnerability exploited at the Pwn2Own contest earlier this year in April. Good news as long as all the average Internet users actually use Windows Update and install the latest patches, which somehow [...]

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21 January 2010 | 7,936 views

Microsoft Releases Out-Of-Band Patch For IE 0-Day Vulnerability

Ah Microsoft is treating this one seriously after France and Germany advised users to avoid IE. The current strain being exploited only targets IE6 users, but one security company has developed an exploit for IE8 which also bypasses DEP (Data Execution Prevention). It was rumoured this was the exploit used last week to compromise Google [...]

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16 May 2006 | 7,486 views

Browser Security Test – Check Your Browser NOW!

I know this is old, but a lot of people still don’t know about it. It can test for up to date Mozilla, Opera and Internet Explorer flaws, exploits and vulnerabilities. Browser vulnerabilities are a serious issue now. You can see which vulnerabilities they test for here and the statistics of the tests results here. [...]

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