Security experts warn of bug in Microsoft's Web browser


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  • Tuesday, 18 Sep 2012

BOSTON: Computer security experts are urging PC users to temporarily stop browsing the Web with Microsoft Corp's Internet Explorer, saying a newly identified bug in the software makes computers susceptible to attack by hackers.

"Bad guys can use this vulnerability to do bad things to your computer. They can access all the files you have access to on your computer," said Tod Beardsley, an engineering manager with the security firm Rapid7.

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