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2006-09-26

[M$] Still more details on drive-by Internet Exploder

Microsoft has issued a bulletin, describing how you can manually disable system functions to protect against picking up viruses just by visiting a web site while using Internet Explorer.

A fix, rumored to be labeled KB925486 (which is not yet an active link), is said to be in the works. Until then, either perform the complicated steps outlined in the M$ bulletin, or use the safer Firefox web browser, instead of Internet Explorer.