Aurora, or why German and France are banning IE

Posted by k | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on 18-01-2010

As you’ve probably heard, Google recently announced it had suffered an attack on its GMail servers from China.

An Internet Explorer zero day exploit was to blame and now Germany and France are advising its citizens not to use IE.

The exploit used is called Aurora and is now on the lose all over the Internet.

Here’s a video on how it was done:

And here’s the source code: http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2010/Jan/285

Comments (1)

  1. I must agree with their leaders decission about IE . It’s probably the wors internet browser available . It’s not reliable it crashes often and as we can see it can be easely exploited by hackers .

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