Posts Tagged ‘explorer’

Are you still using Internet Explorer 6?

February 2, 2010

Please retweetCiting security flaws and outdated technology, a petition is calling for the UK government to phase out Internet Explorer 6 (IE6).  While the government is reluctant to upgrade the software due to the massive task, the petition authors hope that the public would lead the drive to upgrade the web browser.  The latest campaign to do away with IE6 gained momentum recently when Google revealed that it had been a weak link in a cyber attack.  The French and German governments strongly advised its citizens to move to a different browser such as Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome until Microsoft fixed the security hole.  In response to mounting international pressure, Microsoft patched the hole in IE6 in January, three weeks ahead of schedule.  Read more

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Francis M. Unson

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Microsoft patches Internet Explorer hole

January 22, 2010

Please retweetIf you have not done so yet, it is highly recommended that you install Microsoft’s latest update as soon as possible or update to the latest version of the web browser.  The latest patch, MS10-002, was released on Thursday, January 21.  Although Microsoft had planned to release the patch in February, the high-profile nature of the attack caused the company to release it sooner.  Read more

Microsoft Security Bulletin MS10-002 – Critical

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