Microsoft has urged Windows users to update their machines after discovering a bug in Internet Explorer that could allow hackers to take control of their machines.

It would allow an attacker to hijack control of your computer via Internet Explorer – just by visiting a boobytrapped webpage.

All versions of Windows, including Windows 10 are vulnerable to the bug, the firm said – although its new Edge browser is not.

In its advisory, Microsoft warns that vulnerable computers can be exploited just by visiting maliciously-crafted webpages using Internet Explorer, with no further user interaction is required.

‘This security update resolves a vulnerability in Internet Explorer,’ it says.

‘The vulnerability could allow remote code execution if a user views a specially crafted webpage using Internet Explorer.

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