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Situation: Critical

If you’re using pretty much any version of Windows, you need to read this. Microsoft have discovered a critical flaw in the Windows Scripting Host, such that even just visiting a site in Internet Explorer can allow that site to run code on your computer (such as format c: or something).
There’s also a TechNet article which has downloadable patches, for those of you who avoid Windows Update over privacy concerns.

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