- The lure of money and power is simply irresistible. Opening the Pandora's box of data and information always leads to a pot of gold. Attackers are now see the value of going straight to the source, especially those with low security protocols in place.Attackers were found attacking the website of a non-profit organization in the United States with an Internet Explorer zero-day exploit. Microsoft confirms that this particular vulnerability affects IE9 and IE10. Here's what IE users should know.