McAfee Says Microsoft Flaw Was a Factor in Cyberattacks

McAfee said that after examining the malicious software code used in the attacks, it believes a vulnerability in Microsoft’s Internet Explorer browser was an important pathway for the attacks, which were directed at Google and more than 30 other companies…

Germany has actually issued a notice that the entire population of the country should stop using all versions of Internet Explorer immediately. That’s how bad this is.

via McAfee Says Microsoft Flaw Was a Factor in Cyberattacks – Bits Blog – NYTimes.com.