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Internet Explorer zero day exploit may have targeted nuclear workers

By Shawn Knight
May 7, 2013
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  1. Security researchers at Invincea discovered an exploit in Microsoft’s Internet Explorer 8 late last month that would allow an attacker to remotely execute malicious code on a victim’s computer. Normally such a flaw wouldn’t be particularly newsworthy but malicious code...

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  2. VitalyT

    VitalyT TS Evangelist Posts: 1,786   +539

    BOOM!
    No Duh! Another browser? IE8 is indispensable for catching every single malware there is out there.
  3. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 3,030   +738

    And here I was wondering why my browser quick launch button suddenly looked like a mushroom cloud.
  4. What is internet explorer ? :eek: ;)
  5. VitalyT

    VitalyT TS Evangelist Posts: 1,786   +539

    Apparently, it is something you install at a nuclear plant, and you won't need a nuke.
  6. Huh? Why they don't use Linux?!!
  7. Dustyn

    Dustyn TS Rookie Posts: 31

    Cause they gotta be rocket scientists to run Linux... not nuclear scientists. Spluh?


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