There was a very serious hole found in the IE browser and even Microsoft is recommending that you find an alternative browser for a while until they figure out the extent of the damage.
.02% of internet sites are affected (infected) with this trojan that downloads to your computer and installs malicious code to steal passwords.
Users of Microsoft’s Internet Explorer are being urged by experts to switch to a rival until a serious security flaw has been fixed.
The flaw in Microsoft’s Internet Explorer could allow criminals to take control of people’s computers and steal their passwords, internet experts say.
Microsoft urged people to be vigilant while it investigated and prepared an emergency patch to resolve it.
Internet Explorer is used by the vast majority of the world’s computer users. – BBC News full story >