New Internet Explorer Zero Day Attack: Operation Snowman
Security firm FireEye has just discovered a new zero day attack that is actively targeting computers running fully patched versions of Internet Explorer 10. Microsoft has confirmed this discovery (
CVE-2014-0322) and added that the vulnerability is also present IE 9.
As such, Emsisoft recommends an immediate update to IE 11. Users could also consider switching to a more stable browser, such as Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome.
Have a Great (Malware-Free) Day!
For users who cannot upgrade to IE 11, Microsoft has released a FixIt Shim Tool, which can be downloaded from Microsoft here. This tool will patch
CVE-2014-0322 on IE 9 and 10.
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