“Certa, a government agency that oversees cyber threats, warned against using all versions of the web browser, ” The Beeb reports. “On Friday, Germany’s Federal Office for Information Security issued a warning against all versions of Internet Explorer and recommended that users switch to an alternative…The French agency Certa issued a similar warning.”
The Beeb reports, “Microsoft is currently working on a patch for the problem, but a spokesperson said it could not commit to a timeframe.”
Full article here.
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.
MacDailyNews Note: Today is Martin Luther King Day, a U.S. federal holiday. The markets are closed today in the U.S. and many people have the day off. Consequently, we expect news to be light, although we do hope to bring you Apple-related news throughout the day.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Mike C.” for the heads up.]