Tuesday, September 19, 2006

New Zero day virus..

An unpatched security bug in Internet Explorer has been identified, which will inject malicious software from rigged Web sites. Also, it was mentioned that some adult Web sites are among the first to exploit the IE vulnerability amd Microsoft plans to fix the flaw as part of its monthly patching cycle on Oct. 10, the software giant said in a security advisory.

The number of attacks may rise quickly. Hence, it is recommended to keep the security software updated and also take caution when browsing the Web.

The vulnerability lies in a Windows component called "vgx.dll." This component is meant to support Vector Markup Language documents in the operating system. VML is used for high-quality vector graphics on the Web.