Microsoft Internet Explorer Critical Zero Day Vulnerability
This advisory applies toMicrosoft Internet ExplorerWeb Browser
What is the new software vulnerability?
PEXA Security is aware of a Microsoft Windows Internet Explorer zero day vulnerability which is being attacked by malicious actors and other cyber criminals over the internet. You can be a target of this attack by clicking on a link or opening an attachment sent you by an unknown party or malicious actor.
More information on this can be found on the links below
How do I address/mitigate the vulnerability?
Currently there is no patch available from Microsoft for this vulnerability. However, they have provided a workaround to protect users from being a target of this attack.
Important - Given the use of malicious websites as part of the vulnerability’s exploitation routine, individual users are encouraged to practice caution when it comes to clicking links, especially those embedded in a suspicious email message.
Do I need to take any action?
Reach out to your IT support service team or your regular System Maintenance team about this vulnerability. They may already be aware of this and it would be important to check with them and follow the instructions given.