MicroSoft Says Don’t Press F1 for Help

A new flaw has been discovered in IE that could allow an attacker to take control of your computer.

…attackers could exploit it by feeding users malicious code disguised as a Windows help file — such files have a “.hlp” extension — then convincing them to press the F1 key when a pop-up appeared.

Microsoft advises its customers to not press F1 if a website tells them to.

Windows7 users are safe from this exploit.

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