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Date: 4/28/14 10:29 AM

There is a major web site vulnerability. Read more.

I'd suggest that people use Firefox or another web browser.

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Date: 4/28/14 2:11 PM

It was good of you to warn people about this flaw in Internet Explorer.

I think there will always be flaws to find and exploit in all software. Someone will always find a way. We can only be vigilant and try to keep up with current information.

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Date: 4/28/14 4:11 PM

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I think there will always be flaws to find and exploit in all software. Someone will always find a way. We can only be vigilant and try to keep up with current information.


Probably, but not using Internet Explorer is still a good idea.

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Date: 4/28/14 4:20 PM

I think it mainly affects computers using XP. MCST will no longer support it.

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Date: 4/28/14 6:33 PM

It affects all versions of Internet Explorer, right through I.E. 11. It will be worse for XPers because there won't be a patch, but will be for Vista and newer.

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Date: 4/28/14 6:34 PM

I haven't used IE in a long long time.

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Date: 4/29/14 0:46 AM

I use Chrome

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Date: 5/1/14 4:00 PM

There is now a patch available. Some were saying if the problem was large enough that they would include XP--and they did! This doesn't take away the dangers of using XP, but at least I.E. is fixed.

I did download Chrome when this happened. After years of using I.E.,it was interesting, but I do like Chrome. It's good to have at least two browsers available.

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