The Register notes that a new bug is out in the open, deemed critical to IE users.
It seems so long since I’ve heard that – a critical IE flaw. I don’t know if it is because of all the attention Firefox got, or the fact that everyone I know is running an alternative browser on Linux or OS X. Maybe I just thought people weren’t using IE anymore, or I just haven’t been paying attention. Geez, I don’t even think this page renders all that well on IE for Windows, and I just haven’t had the inclination to figure out how to fix it (although any thoughts on that sidebar indent issue would be appreciated).
See, its not that I don’t care – I think I’ve just grown numb to the idea of Internet Explorer problems. I wonder how many are in the same boat? I hope few, as complacency can be as dangerous as the bugs themselves.
And who is providing patches for the problems? Uh, someone other than Microsoft.
Even those outside vendors might have trouble – the malware keeps on coming.
Yet, third-party patches for zero-day exploits gain corporate support.