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Sites compromised worldwide
Websense, which has been tracking malicious activity around the flaw, says it has discovered malicious sites in the United States, Russia, Netherlands, the United Kingdom, China and Japan.
Compromised Cosmo site
Another example. Mikko Hypponen, chief research officer at F-Secure, estimates that 99 percent of computers worldwide are vulnerable to an attack using the WMF flaw.
Street IT site could pose a risk
Microsoft has said it plans to release a fix for the WMF vulnerability as part of its monthly security update cycle on Jan. 10.