I heard of this first on RNZ News this evening, and below is a link to the BBC News site. It seems that a number of attacks have occurred, as a result of a security "hole" in IE, particularly IE7. Microsoft are recommending that IE users switch to another browser until this is fixed.
A golden opportuniity for Mozilla and Opera.......!
Here's the URL:
Sorry, dunno how to "enliven" that - could one of the Moderators help, maybe?