Posted by: kurtsh | May 4, 2014

INFO: The REAL quote from the Dept of Homeland Security about Internet Explorer

If you need to school anyone that blurts out this nonsense about the Dept of Homeland Security purportedly telling people to “ditch Internet Explorer” or “Stop Using Internet Explorer” or “Don’t use IE”, here’s EXACTLY what the DHS actually said:

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Seriously.  That’s it.  This is the single paragraph that the media is writing these “dump IE” articles about:

“US-CERT recommends that users and administrators review Microsoft Security Advisory 2963983 for mitigation actions and workarounds. Those who cannot follow Microsoft’s recommendations, such as Windows XP users, may consider employing an alternate browser.”

If you can’t patch, you might want to try another browser:  That’s all they’re saying.  They never say, “don’t use Internet Explorer”.  There’s absolutely nothing here that’s newsworthy written here & this post this could technically apply to ANY piece of software including Chrome, Firefox, & Safari.  Yet somehow, here’s an example of some of the articles that are being written:

Ridiculous ‘eh?

SOURCE:
http://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/current-activity/2014/04/28/Microsoft-Internet-Explorer-Use-After-Free-Vulnerability-Being


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