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Microsoft warns of IE zero-day

Flaw, which affects all supported versions of Internet Explorer, allows an attacker to take control of a computer, company says.

Microsoft has warned of a vulnerability that affects all versions of the Internet Explorer web browser.

Hackers can use the flaw to take control of a computer, Microsoft said in an advisory on Thursday.

"Microsoft is investigating new, public reports of a vulnerability in all supported versions of Internet Explorer," said the advisory. "The main impact of the vulnerability is remote code execution."

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