Re: [TexasCzechs] Security
- 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.
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:
> 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.
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