In case you missed it yesterday, news hit of a serious browser exploit in Microsoft’s Internet Explorer with regards to remote code execution. And it wasn’t just the latest version of the browser used by the majority of computer users, but prior versions as well. The good news is that alternative browsers like Firefox, Opera and Safari aren’t subject to the issue. The even better news is that Microsoft already has a patch available for download according to Lifehacker.
If you’re running IE 5.01, 6, or 7, you’ll want to grab the update direct from Microsoft and put your mind at ease. And commence comments of “No, you should switch to [insert browser name here]…” in 3, 2, 1… GO! ;)