It was inevitable with all the MS security holes, but its finally come to pass – websites are infecting computers through holes in IE. “[I]nfectious Web sites are not just those of minor companies inhabiting the backwaters of the Web, but major companies, including some banks…” reads the article.
Microsoft hasn’t yet issued a patch for this security hole, but has advised its customers to set their security settings to “High”, which “…may cause some Web sites to work improperly.” You can, of course, unset this function when you go to another site. Or, you can download a real fucking browser and stop screwing around with half-assed bullshit.
( this is more or less a reprint of this slashdot story )