An alarming new vulnerability in Internet Explorer lets cybercrooks bypass essential protections and run malicious code on your computer. Naturally Microsoft will issue a patch, but if you’re still running XP, you won’t get it.
I think we all know at least a couple people who are still on Windows XP. Earlier in April Microsoft dropped support for Windows XP (No April Fools!); and unfortunately shortly thereafter a remote code execution bug was found in Internet Explorer. If upgrading to a new OS is out of the question, browser alternatives such as Firefox and Chrome are not vulnerable to the exploit.
See on securitywatch.pcmag.com