Pop-up toolbar spreads via IE flaws

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by Lee, Jun 10, 2004.

  1. Lee

    Lee OSNN Proxy

    An adware purveyor has apparently used two previously unknown security flaws in Microsoft's Internet Explorer browser to install a toolbar on victims' computers that triggers pop-up ads, researchers said this week.

    Ohh my what next I wonder, read more here

    [​IMG] Source CNET
  2. bush dogg

    bush dogg OSNN Senior Addict Political User

    Thanks for the heads up on that. I use a custom host file to block alot of those sites so I don't worry to much on this system. (I'm smarter than the kids just by a little) But I do have to really watch the system the kids use for homework and ?. I have had to clean it a couple of time so Thanks.

    I also use the custom host file on there system and they just can't figure out why there not able to access some sites now :D