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Ooooh, Now Microsoft Is In Big Trouble

Here's something hot off the press from the Feds, specifically the Department of Homeland Security U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT):

Internet Explorer is dangerous, and it's recommended you "use a different Web browser" [original emphasis]. (See

Wow! How's that for software which MS keeps telling us is safe. The Feds don't think so.

The article goes through a litany of problems to which IE is vulnerable, and that includes, to some extent, issues with Microsoft Outlook.

Ouch, now that really hurts. I'm not sure who's smarting worse, Bill or the poor schleps who are the end-users? We have hours invested in updating and creating our favorites, our calendars, our contacts and now Uncle Tom (as in Tom Ridge, Secretary of DHS) wants us to use another solution.

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