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Internet Explorer 11 flaw leaves user credentials ripe for the taking

By Shawn Knight
Feb 4, 2015
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  1. Microsoft is working on a fix for a recently discovered vulnerability in Internet Explorer 11. The bug, which affects even the most up-to-date and patched version of IE, allows an attacker to bypass browser security, inject malicious code to launch...

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  2. RzmmDX

    RzmmDX TS Guru Posts: 305   +62

    Question:
    Does anyone else have an issue with IE when closing it with more than 10 tabs and trying to restore it?

    It always seem to crash for me so I am not sure if there is an issue with only my IE or it is just crap in general.
     
  3. Steve

    Steve TechSpot Editor Posts: 2,216   +1,240

    That one guy using IE11 isn't going to be happy about this.
     
  4. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 6,476   +2,034

    If he even notices it.
    Is this really an issue, I mean how many people actually use that browser? MS is wasting money fixing the vulnerability if you ask me.
     
  5. VitalyT

    VitalyT Russ-Puss Posts: 3,149   +1,424

    What happens, if you get caught lying to people?

    What happens, if you're caught doing it for the 11-th time? :)

    Internet Explorer, the best browser in the world....

    ah, never mind...

    :)
     
  6. You would think that after 18 or 19 years of MS windows and IE that they would know how to write clear, clean, concise and most importantly SECURE code.
    I have a hard time believing people are still so stupid about basic computer operation that they still use Windows at all.
     
  7. Nobina

    Nobina TS Evangelist Posts: 846   +335

    Since they are focusing on that new browser Spartan they probably don't care about IE anymore.
     
  8. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TS Guardian Fighter Posts: 8,551   +2,894

    MS would be foolish to turn their back on IE, before Spartan is released for public use. With that said I can't say I wouldn't do the same once Spartan is released. That is after all older OSes have lost support. Perhaps this is another reason MS is pushing for high numbers in Windows 10 adoption, by offering it as a free upgrade the first year.
     

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