Microsoft Releases First IE7 Update

Microsoft released first update for IE7 (not for Windows Vista). This update resolves a performance issue with the Phishing Filter. When visiting certain web pages, the Phishing Filter may increase CPU usage while evaluating the page contents and the system may become slow to respond. This problem occurs on pages that contain multiple frames or … Read more Microsoft Releases First IE7 Update

Fake login pages fool Browsers

Mozilla’s Firefox 2 and Microsoft’s Internet Explorer 7 are vulnerable to a flaw that could allow attackers to steal passwords. Dubbed a reverse cross-site request, or RCSR, vulnerability by its discoverer, Robert Chapin, the flaw lets hackers compromise users’ passwords and usernames by presenting them with a fake login form. Firefox Password Manager will automatically … Read more Fake login pages fool Browsers

Another IE 7 pop-up problem discovered

Security researchers on Monday warned of a problem in Internet Explorer 7 that could allow malicious attackers to alter content in a legitimate Web site’s pop-up window. The browser issue could affect users who visit a trusted site by opening a pop-up window in that site that contains malicious code. This is the second IE … Read more Another IE 7 pop-up problem discovered

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