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Huge Flaw in IE: Microsoft scrambles to make patch

Discussion in 'News' started by POGE, Mar 24, 2006.

  1. POGE

    POGE New Member

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    Today, Security firm Secunia announced that there was a security hole in Microsoft's Internet Explorer. This hole could allow hackers to gain control of users' computers and turn them into zombies that send out spam, or corrupt thier hard drive. Microsoft is quickly trying to make a patch for this issue, but until then they are suggesting that people use Firefox. Yes, you heard right. They are suggesting people to use Firefox.

    Source: Technology Review
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    That's great news... now we need to hope that the 'patch' involves removing all traces of IE and automatically moving to Firefox!
  3. zekrahminator

    zekrahminator McLovin

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    lol that would be microsofts greatest move...just forget about IE, Vista comes with Firefox pre-loaded :laugh:
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    ROFL!!!! omfg... thats like so totally awesome i mean them suggesting firefox lmao... But thats typical IE for ya lol...
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    microsoft actually SUGGESTING people use firefox?
    holy shit! run like hell, people! its the END OF THE WORLD AND THE APOCALYPSE IS UPON US!

    :roll:
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    They've seen the light!

    .....or something.....



    I wonder how long they tried to think up alternitives to this.
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    heh...already.... hacked :p

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