IE Flaw Puts Google Desktop at Risk

Alert for Google Desktop users who are using Internet Explorer.

The security hole involves a problem with the way IE imports cascading style sheets (CSS) from other Web sites, a technique referred to as cross site scripting (XSS). IE will import any type of file with a bracket, regardless of whether or not it’s valid CSS.

By combining the flaw with Google’s Desktop Search, a malicious Web site could read personal data off a visitor’s machine.More info here

IE Flaw Puts Google Desktop at Risk

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