New Security Update for Internet Explorer

Security analysts recently discovered a new vulnerability in the Microsoft Internet Explorer Web browser (5.01 and 6.0 versions). This vulnerability could permit a compromised Web site to access private information on the computer hosting the Web browser. Microsoft released a security patch on July 2. Individuals using Microsoft Internet Explorer are encouraged to install this critical security patch as soon as possible. Please note that some applications could be negatively impacted by the update. The article below provides instructions for applying the correction and, should it become necessary, removal of the critical security patch.

Additional information: Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 870669
Related security alert: IMBIG Virus Report