“The warning from the Federal Office for Information Security comes after Microsoft admitted IE was the weak link in recent attacks on Google’s systems,” Emery reports.
“A spokesman for Microsoft told BBC News that developers for the firm were trying to fix the problem,” Emery reports. “However, this is no easy task. Not only have the firm got to fix the loophole, but they have to ensure it does not create another one and – equally importantly – works on all computers. This is a challenge compounded by the fact they have to fix three different versions of its browser.”
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MacDailyNews Take: Once again, if you have a choice (i.e. no IT doofus standing over your shoulder dictating stupidity) and are still using Internet Explorer, STOP IMMEDIATELY! Go get yourself a real Web browser.