US, UK governments advise against using Internet Explorer

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    US, UK governments advise against using Internet Explorer

     
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    Advising governments not to use it is one thing. They can come up with a "government-only" super-secure browser. (Yeah, right.) If they advised the general public not to use it (assuming the lack of security is real), then a whole bunch of us have problems. No computer is 100% secure. (Insert any War Games line here.)
     
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    We've been using IE in many different versions for many years, but not the newer touchscreen versions which I won't get, and have not as yet (as far as I can tell) gotten hacked or viruses with only one or two (Norton and ZoneLabs) virus blockers in use. Of course no computer is completely safe nowadays, and the keystroke hackers seem to be able to sneak in sometimes unnoticed, but so far we seem to be okay with just updating our virus definitions frequently and running full scans every couple of weeks.
     
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