April 9th, 2004

Phoenix

Happy Easter. =P

The Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT) has announced a serious security flaw in Internet Explorer. Any program that uses the WebBrowser ActiveX control or the IE HTML rendering engine may be affected by this vulnerability - that includes Outlook and Outlook Express - in other words, once again, you can catch a virus just by previewing an HTML email message. There is no patch as yet, and exploits have already been seen in the wild

J