I was watching this video and was shocked that using IE, if you just visit a site, your PC gets infected. Naturally I was curious. There was no window download popup or anything, and the PC victims computer got infected with a Trojan. How is this being done? Does it work for FF3?
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Such attacks make use of security holes in the visiting browser that allow the execution of malicious code on the client`s computer. I theory, any browser can be vulnerable. Such vulnerabilities are usually fixed by the browser vendor, sometimes quicker, sometimes slower.