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    News - Microsoft warns against IE vulnerability, lists nine possible workarounds

    A yet-to-be-solved security flaw in Microsoft's Internet Explorer browser is back in the headlines following an increase in attacks.
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    Re: News - Microsoft warns against IE vulnerability, lists nine possible workarounds

    As if anyone still needs a reason to avoid IE like the plague...
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    Re: News - Microsoft warns against IE vulnerability, lists nine possible workarounds

    yes, because luckily every oher browser + platform has NEVER suffered a security bug.

    The beeb was quite dramatic in quoting someone who said they should stop using IE, but noting that hackers will focus on what ever the dominant browser is.

    No, what makes sense is to run your browser as a VERY restricted user.
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    Re: News - Microsoft warns against IE vulnerability, lists nine possible workarounds

    Bear in mind that it's also any other application that uses IEs engine that will be affected. So please, stop turning off UAC and run your day to day stuff as a restricted user. You may find that it makes you feel like a noob for a short while but at the end of the day it makes perfect sense.

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    Re: News - Microsoft warns against IE vulnerability, lists nine possible workarounds

    I'm using Chrome and I like it!

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    Re: News - Microsoft warns against IE vulnerability, lists nine possible workarounds

    Firefox + Noscript = no worries for practically anything.

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