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by Franki

This article from TheRegister, details security services firm ScanSafe’s report that tells us that Internet Explorer flaws were the biggest security threat to enterprise businesses. And they included Viruses and Trojans when making that pronouncement, noting that many Viruses use browser flaws as a means of infection.

Considering that Microsoft told us that SP2 was going to make a huge difference to security, it makes you wonder why the number of exploits found hasn’t really changed since SP2 was released and there is already a list of exploits that effect IE6 SP2 as much as previous version. No web browser can yet claim to be security perfect, but Internet Explorer currently has the worst security record of all of them, possibly counted together.

In case this is the first time you’ve visited us, I’ll make the same suggestion I make regularly on this site: Get your free copy of Firefox now. Firefox, the best browser on the Internet.
Get Firefox!

Franki








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