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A blog post at Microsoft's TechNet site emphasizes that only IE 6 can get taken out by the exploit and recommends upgrading to the newer IE 8. Meanwhile, government agencies in countries such as France and Germany have opted for urging users to switch to alternative browsers -- at least temporarily. This is certainly not the first time Internet Explorer has suffered security issues but the circumstances have made this latest flaw especially high-profile. Details on the nature of the risk are detailed in Microsoft's Security Bulletin.
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