[thelist] IE allows *.exe without user's consent

Paul Bennett paul at teltest.com
Thu Mar 13 16:12:26 CST 2003

Syed Zeeshan Haider wrote:

>I just want to ask that is there some security hole in IE 5.5 SP1 which
>allows some sites to obliged my PC to download/install unwanted softwares
>without my consent? How can I make IE 5.5 SP1 more secure to protect my PC
>from unwanted download and installation of *.exe files? Currently, I have
>following security patches installed:
>Do I need to download any more security patches or something else?
The best security patch is at:

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