Wednesday, March 03, 2010

Microsoft Security Advisory --- F1 Key on Web

A friend of mine from Japan emailed me this interesting article and thought I would share it.

Microsoft has issued a security advisory warning users NOT to press the F1 key when prompted by a website. This vulnerability could allow a hacker to hijack a computer. This vulnerability affects all versions of Internet Explorer on computers running Windows 2000 and Windows XP operating systems. More information can be found at


DO NOT press the F1 key if prompted by a website. Doing so could allow a hacker to hijack your computer!