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Author:  pnm  [ Wed Dec 12, 2012 10:56 pm ]
Post subject:  it's IE again

slightly off-topic, but just to show again that Internet Explorer is not
really the browser you should be using:

http://tech.slashdot.org/story/12/12/12 ... t-browsing

and this latest security hole in the endless list affects IE versions 6 through 10 (!)

Author:  picklepep  [ Fri Dec 14, 2012 3:10 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: it's IE again

So basically, if you are running windows, you are vulnerable to hackers! As it's impossible to remove IE, lol.

Author:  pnm  [ Fri Dec 14, 2012 3:32 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: it's IE again

picklepep wrote:
So basically, if you are running windows, you are vulnerable to hackers! As it's impossible to remove IE, lol.

You most definitely are...

And in the continuing story, this morning I had to fix
a bug that only affects IE7 and IE8...

(even though there are very few users on the site who still
use those browsers, they know where to find me if something breaks [tongue] )

Author:  pnm  [ Sat Feb 09, 2013 7:56 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: it's IE again

More IE news: apparently starting this coming Tuesday it may be safe to use IE again (!)

http://it.slashdot.org/story/13/02/09/1 ... rabilities

only 57 security fixes this time... [blink]

Author:  pnm  [ Mon Apr 28, 2014 9:39 am ]
Post subject:  Re: it's IE again

Another reminder you shouldn't be using IE:

http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-27184188

Author:  pnm  [ Thu May 22, 2014 9:23 am ]
Post subject:  Re: it's IE again

And here's another one:

http://it.slashdot.org/story/14/05/21/2 ... discovered


Possibly Microsoft doesn't bother anymore because they want people to buy their new OS [thumbdn]

Author:  pnm  [ Mon Aug 18, 2014 11:23 am ]
Post subject:  Re: it's IE again

Quite funny that this thread has already had 1333 views :-)

In new news, Microsoft may finally start calling their browser Internet Exploder:

http://arstechnica.com/information-tech ... kered-past

[tongue]

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