Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Google leaks Internet Explorer bug that Microsoft has yet to fix

In case you happen to be one of the eight percent that still relies on Edge and Internet Explorer to surf the internet, it might be time to reconsider your preferences. Google has disclosed a still-active vulnerability in the two browsers that Microsoft apparently ignored for more than three months. The flaw fundamentally allows ill-intended individuals to build websites that cause the browsers to spontaneously crash and – more worryingly –  to take control of your browser in certain cases, BBC reports. Google engineer Ivan Fratric originally spotted and reported the bug to Microsoft back in November last year, giving the Windows-maker a 90-day…

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