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#1 User is offline   aotsukisho 

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Posted 05 January 2007 - 01:22 PM

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For all its touted security improvements, the release of Microsoft's new Internet Explorer 7 browser in November came too late in the year to improve the lot of IE users, who make up roughly 80 percent of the world's online community. For a total 284 days in 2006 (or more than nine months out of the year), exploit code for known, unpatched critical flaws in pre-IE7 versions of the browser was publicly available on the Internet. Likewise, there were at least 98 days last year in which no software fixes from Microsoft were available to fix IE flaws that criminals were actively using to steal personal and financial data from users.

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In contrast, Internet Explorer's closest competitor in terms of market share -- Mozilla's Firefox browser -- experienced a single period lasting just nine days last year in which exploit code for a serious security hole was posted online before Mozilla shipped a patch to remedy the problem.


Full article here: http://blog.washingtonpost.com/securityfix...safe_for_2.html

If you're not totally convinced to stop using the ghey IE, this should do it.
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Posted 06 February 2007 - 12:48 PM

:lol: haha wow IE really sucks. :D
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Posted 06 February 2007 - 05:12 PM

ya rofl. sploits are really easy to get for ie, trust me xD firefox-tan ftw :3 oh and wb bass
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