Microsoft quickly releases the emergency patch for Internet Explorer
On wednesday, microsoft released the new emergency patch to fix the vulnerabilities in IE browsers.
The security patch prevents attackers from downloading malware onto users' computers if users visit a malicious web site that has been infected.
According to security specialists, hackers can take control of infected computers, steal data, redirect browsers to dubious websites, and use machines for devious activities such as attacks on other networks. The vulnerabilities are found in not only IE 7, but also in IE 5.01, IE 6, and IE 6 Service Pack 1.
This IE security patch will be automatically applied to the millions of personal computers due to standard update settings in the machines.