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Microsoft to fix critical Internet Explorer vulnerability today

By Shawn Knight
Jan 14, 2013
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  1. Microsoft will be releasing an out-of band patch later today to fix a critical zero-day flaw affecting Internet Explorer versions 6,7 and 8. The vulnerability allows hackers to execute code remotely in the event that a user visits an infected website.

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  2. So now I can safely NEVER use that browser? Sweet...
     
  3. I have always wondered why I can uninstall internet explorer and avoid all of its issues? I mean, I never use it, it seems pointless to have it on my computer. I prefer anything over internet explorer.
     
  4. Per Hansson

    Per Hansson TS Server Guru Posts: 1,932   +126 Staff Member

  5. Anyone using Internet Explorer 6, 7 or 8. Do us all a favor and Please throw it out the nearest window. Dont bother unplugging anything, the wires will detach if you yank hard enough.
     
  6. PC nerd

    PC nerd TS Booster Posts: 326   +38

    Why do people still use this crap?
     
  7. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Posts: 5,317   +239

    Surely that is a mis spelled word since one can't uninstall IE. :)
     


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