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Author Topic: Stop Using Internet Explorer Until Patched  (Read 1569 times)

Tinman57

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Stop Using Internet Explorer Until Patched
« on: February 08, 2013, 07:25:41 PM »
Patch Tuesday: IE at risk of malware attacks; 57 flaws in total

In the latest round of monthly patches from Microsoft, users of Internet Explorer should jump ship for the next few days as all versions of the browser are at risk of malware attacks.

http://www.zdnet.com...-in-total-7000011012

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Re: Stop Using Internet Explorer Until Patched
« Reply #1 on: February 08, 2013, 09:01:41 PM »
users of Internet Explorer should jump ship for the next few days as all versions of the browser are at risk of malware attacks.

Or just add IE to EMET.

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Re: Stop Using Internet Explorer Until Patched
« Reply #2 on: February 08, 2013, 09:44:40 PM »
users of Internet Explorer should jump ship for the next few days as all versions of the browser are at risk of malware attacks.

Or just add IE to EMET.

For those intrigued by EMET, read http://krebsonsecuri...ead-this/#more-16876 (the comments too)

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Re: Stop Using Internet Explorer Until Patched
« Reply #3 on: February 09, 2013, 07:33:59 AM »
Thanks for that link, Phil.

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Re: Stop Using Internet Explorer Until Patched
« Reply #4 on: February 09, 2013, 09:21:26 AM »
users of Internet Explorer should jump ship for the next few days as all versions of the browser are at risk of malware attacks.
Or just add IE to EMET.
EMET isn't a catch-all!

It's an additional layer of mitigation, not a security product. In the face of known vulnerabilities, Tinman's advice to STOP USING IE is pretty reasonable.
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