Not yet again! Microsoft warns of critical Windows and IE flaw

Windows security flaw could allow hackers to take over PCs through malicious Web sites.

Microsoft said the vulnerability exists in its Internet Explorer Web browser, which an attacker could exploit to take over a PC by running software code after luring users to malicious Web pages.

Computer security experts and Microsoft urged users to download and install the patch available at www.microsoft.com/security.

CNN Money: Microsoft warns of critical Windows flaw

Me? I encourage you to download and use another browser such as Firefox or Opera. I further encourage you to download a “Live CD” version of a Linux distribution such as MEPIS. You can boot from these CDs and run Linux without ever installing anything. If you like it, you can replace your Windows or set up a dual boot. It sure beats “Exploit Du Jour”.

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