Sister site ZDNet reports gaping security holes in both Internet Explorer and Firefox today, but there’s an unverified report of a quick fix for the Firefox vuln.
“…the entire security model of the browser collapses like a house of cards and renders you vulnerable to a plethora of nasty attacks,” Zalewski warns, noting that local system compromise is also possible.
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