Security gap in Internet Explorer

WTNH– There’s a new warning if you are using a windows computer. You may want to stop using the windows web browser internet explorer for a while because of a big security hole.

Microsoft says it has found a security gap in Internet Explorer that could let hackers take control of your computer if you click on a shady web link.

Microsoft is working on a fix and will have a software update at some point but it’s not clear yet when.

In the meantime, Microsoft is telling people to use a computer firewall and make sure your anti virus software is up to date.

If you are a windows user, the safest thing you can probably do for now is use another web browser. There are a bunch of options out there and they are easy to download and install.

Some of the most popular options Firefox and Chrome are easy. For more information on web browsers go to

WTNH NEWS8 provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Also, you can now block any inappropriate user by simple selecting the drop down menu on the right of any comment and selection "Block User" from there.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s