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FBI warns of Internet Explorer problem

Friday - 5/10/2013, 6:54am  ET

WASHINGTON - Internet Explorer users take note: The FBI has issued a warning about a vulnerability in the most popular version of the Internet browser that could allow cyberattackers to take over your whole system.

The blog of the Better Business Bureau urges "all consumers and businesses to pay close attention" to an FBI Cyber Security Advisory regarding Internet Explorer 8.

The vulnerability "could allow an attacker to take complete control of an affected system," the FBI warning says.

Microsoft has released a temporary fix.

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