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Don’t Use Internet Explorer

by | 16th, December 2008

DID you read the user guide that came with your edition of Microsoft internet explorer? Donytl bnother. Just use your time to install Firefox:

If the average computer user read the Microsoft security advisory about the Internet Explorer vulnerability – and you’d struggle to find it if you weren’t looking – you might be none the wiser about how serious this was, or what action you should take.

Microsoft Internet Explorer logoA long way down comes this line: “An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could gain the same user rights as the local user.” As far as I understand it, that means there is a real danger that Internet Explorer 7 users (and possibly users of other versions of IE) could be opening the door to cyber criminals to allow them to ransack the contents of your hard drive. In other words, it is a pretty serious situation.

Bill Gates is at number 43… below his lawyer…

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