SECURITY ALERT: Significant Vulnerability in Internet Explorer V6-11
DATE: Monday, April 28, 2014
WHOM DOES THIS AFFECT:
Individuals using Internet Explorer versions 6 through 11.
A vulnerability has been discovered in Internet Explorer (IE) browser that is being exploited to compromise computers. The campus community should refrain from using IE until Microsoft releases a security update. The Information Security Office will continue to monitor for and block known malicious websites.
WHAT YOU NEED TO DO:
- Use an alternate browser such as Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox until Microsoft provides an update.
- Install Microsoft Security Updates in a timely manner (when prompted)
Please direct any questions or comments to the Computing Services Help Center (412-268-HELP or firstname.lastname@example.org) or to your departmental IT staff or DSP consultant.