29
Apr

Stop using Internet Explorer until further notice.  A new security vulnerability is serious enough to warrant using only Firefox, Chrome, or Safari for web browsing. 

Review the articles – but NOT in IE – below for more info.  Call us if you have any questions or concerns.  We will update all servers and MSP client workstations as soon as a fix is released and tested.Stop using Microsoft’s IE browser until bug is fixed, US and UK warn:

http://www.cnet.com/news/stop-using-ie-until-bug-is-fixed-says-us/#ftag=CAD590a51e

 

“In a rare move that highlights the severity of the security hole in one of the Web’s most popular browsers, the US Computer Emergency Readiness Team and its British counterpart tell people to stop using Internet Explorer until Microsoft can fix it.”

More info is available here:

http://krebsonsecurity.com/2014/04/microsoft-warns-of-attacks-on-ie-zero-day/

 

Note especially this remark: “This is the first of many zero-day attacks and vulnerabilities that will never be fixed for Windows XP users.”

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