Re: Patches released for zero-day IE threat...



Alun Jones wrote:

Problem: You don't want unknown and untrusted people to run code on your
machine.

If you're running IE on the intarweb, you can't be serious about that
anyway.

Also, you have to wonder - do these companies have the ability to test their
patches in your language, in your locale, and with your LOB (line-of-business)
applications? Not likely, so you find you have to do some significant
testing.

You have to wonder: Why should that matter if Microsoft refuses to patch
many known vulnerabilities anyway?

For most people the risk outweighs the potential benefits, and taking care
while surfing is the best thing to do.

Bullshit. A webbrowser doesn't need to be vulnerable in first place, and
a good webbrowser will let you not need to care for what website you
visit. As if you could, as we've already seen exploits spread via ads on
usually harmless websites.

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