Internet Explorer–It’s Safe to Go Back in the Water

imageMicrosoft announced that there is a patch available through Windows Update for the recently discover security problem with all versions of the web browser Internet Explorer.  So go get your update and feel free to go back to using IE if you prefer it to the other popular browsers. 

And extra good news for those of you using IE7 in Windows XP.  Since Microsoft has officially ended Windows Updates for XP on April 8th, it was assumed that any patches would not apply to Windows XP, but Microsoft is going to provide this patch one time for Windows XP systems, too.


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Cybersecurity analyst, pen-tester, trainer, and speaker. Owner of the WyzCo Group Inc. In addition to consulting on security products and services, Bob also conducts security audits, compliance audits, vulnerability assessments and penetration tests. Bob also teaches Cybersecurity Awareness Training classes. Bob works as an instruction for CompTIA’s non-profit IT-Ready Program in the Twin Cities. IT-Ready is a tuition free 8-week program designed to teach students of all ages the fundamentals of IT support to prepare them for an entry level position in Information Technology Support. Graduates of the classes take the exams to become CompTIA A+ certified. Bob is a frequent speaker at conferences such as the Minnesota Bloggers Conference, Secure360 Security Conference2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, the (ISC)2 World Congress 2016, and the ISSA International Conference 2017, and many local community organizations, including Chambers of Commerce, SCORE, and several school districts. Bob has been blogging on cybersecurity since 2006 at

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