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    News - German govt urges public to stop using Internet Explorer

    Serious security flaw in IE9 and earlier versions remains unfixed.
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    Re: News - German govt urges public to stop using Internet Explorer

    Hahaha, why am I not surprised. Microsoft should keep to doing what they know best. Creating Windows OS and Microsoft Office

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    Re: News - German govt urges public to stop using Internet Explorer

    Quote Originally Posted by Cumminsc9 View Post
    Hahaha, why am I not surprised. Microsoft should keep to doing what they know best. Creating Windows OS and Microsoft Office
    Because despite the headline, its only temporary, which I they have also suggested against using firefox under such zero day flaws....
    throw new ArgumentException (String, String, Exception)

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    Re: News - German govt urges public to stop using Internet Explorer

    Quote Originally Posted by Cumminsc9 View Post
    Hahaha, why am I not surprised. Microsoft should keep to doing what they know best. Creating Windows OS and Microsoft Office
    They don't even do them particularly well.

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    Re: News - German govt urges public to stop using Internet Explorer

    IE and Windows have a huge market share, so it's understandable that a huge number of people are going to try and discover exploits in this software. In my opinion Microsoft do an excellent job in preventing exploits and fixing them quickly.
    It's naive to think that a group of determined people won't eventually find a vulnerability even for the best coded software.

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    Re: News - German govt urges public to stop using Internet Explorer

    Yes. Microsoft should keep to doing what they know best. Flight Simulator. LOL

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    Re: News - German govt urges public to stop using Internet Explorer

    So... the German Government are saying what everyone known for years? I think IE should call it a day and take Bing with it!

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    Re: News - German govt urges public to stop using Internet Explorer

    As Animus has said, if Linux became the next most used OS it would too get greater attention and people would find exploits etc. Its only because most people use Internet Explorer as a browser that has gotten an unprecedented amounts of exploits/attacks against it.

    Anyway I use either Chrome or Safari depending on what I am browsing

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