The Highlander Posted March 30, 2006 Report Share Posted March 30, 2006 Unofficial Patches for IE6 Available Two well-respected Internet security companies have shipped unofficial patches for a critical flaw in Microsoft's Internet Explorer browser a full two weeks before the software maker's scheduled release of a comprehensive update. With a wave of zero day attacksunderway, eEye Digital Security and Determina offered separate hotfixes to provide temporary protection for IE users, but experts warn that the third-party patches carry a "buyer beware" tag. As a general rule, Microsoft never recommends third-party updates because, without rigorous quality assurance testing, it is impossible to know what impact the unofficial fix might have on applications mandated in regulated industries or in-house applications. IE7 does not have this issue Full story here Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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