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PostPosted: Tue Dec 16, 2008 10:15 pm    Post subject: Serious security flaw found in IE Reply with quote

Users of Microsoft's Internet Explorer are being urged by experts to switch to a rival until a serious security flaw has been fixed.

BBC NEWS | Technology | Serious security flaw found in IE

I would recommend either Firefox or Opera, both are free.

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PostPosted: Wed Dec 17, 2008 5:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Do i need to do that? Shocked Confused
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 17, 2008 8:00 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Diane wrote:
Do i need to do that? Shocked Confused


You should have Firefox on that machine. Just use that instead of IE.

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PostPosted: Wed Dec 17, 2008 11:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

i just changed too. google chrome is also ok.
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 18, 2008 8:35 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

its now over 24 hours and there is still no fix from microsoft. just been on there site and all is still the same.
here is a few helpfull bits to be getting on with
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/scienceandtechnology/technology/microsoft/3812567/Internet-Explorer-security-alert-how-to-protect-your-computer.html
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 18, 2008 9:36 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Just had a security fix for IE6 (KB960714) come through on one machine.

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