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Re: [TexasCzechs] Security

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  • Gerri Martisek
    Gilbert, I agree with you about Foxfire. I really was a Netscape fan ... work with Netscape so I switched to Foxfire. I do NOT like IE. So I think it is
    Message 1 of 2 , Jul 3, 2004
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      Gilbert, I agree with you about Foxfire. I really was a Netscape fan
      ----I know I really am not crazy. But so many of the pages didn't
      work with Netscape so I switched to Foxfire. I do NOT like IE. So I
      think it is kind of funny that everyone is now being told to not use IE.

      Gerri

      Gilbert Bohuslav wrote:
      > I read where you should switch browsers from IE to Netscape or some
      > other browser. This came from the Kim Komando Electronic Newsletter.
      > ===============================================================
      > --> ARGH! HERE WE GO AGAIN
      > The research security group Secunia has found a flaw in versions of
      > Internet Explorer, Mozilla, Netscape and other browsers. This flaw
      > allows hackers to spoof content from legitimate Web sites.
      >
      > This means you could potentially download malicious code thinking
      > it was a legitimate update or program.
      >
      > Microsoft says that this flaw has been patched. Secunia counters that
      > this flaw exists even with the patch installed. Secunia has a test to
      > see if you're at risk:
      > http://secunia.com/multiple_browsers_frame_injection_vulnerability_test
      >
      > I ran the test. My fully patched version of Internet Explorer was
      > vulnerable, but Firefox was not.
      >
      > This problem occurs if you have two Web sites open, and one of them
      > is run by hackers. If you continue to use Internet Explorer, keep only
      > one Web site open.
      >
      > This is getting ridiculous. Even with patches, Internet Explorer is
      > risky. It's time that Microsoft rebuild its Web browser from the ground
      > up. In the meantime, I'm sticking with Firefox.
      > ===========================================================
      > Gilbert
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