Jan Ole Peek

Why do people still use IE?

Here’s another reason why:

Unpatched IE Flaw Is Worse Than Expected

By Larry Loeb

November 28, 2005

Last week was shortened by the Thanksgiving holiday, and it seemed the malware guys took it off as well. There was not much going on of recent origin, and the biggest blip on the security radar was the realization by the security community that an Internet Explorer problem first identified six months ago was a lot worse than it appeared.The realization caused Secunia to issue a rare “Extremely Critical” advisory. Once thought just to be a DoS vulnerability, it turns out that it also allows execution of arbitrary code.

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