i suppose i should be pointing all these out every time they come up. but that would be a full time job!! please drop IE, Outlook, Outlook Express, Office and Windows. try Firefox/Opera, Eudora/Evolution/Mozilla, OpenOffice.org/StarOffice, (some flavor of) Linux ... Zero-Day IE Exploit Takes Control of PCs Exploit code for a critical flaw in fully patched versions of Microsoft Corp.'s Internet Explorer browser has been released on the Internet, putting millions of Web surfers at risk of computer hijack attacks. The zero-day exploit, posted by a U.K.-based group called "Computer Terrorism," could allow a remote hacker to take complete control of a Windows system if the victim simply browses to a malicious Web site.