ANOTHER Zero-Day Exploit for Internet Explorer

Please stop using Internet Explorer!

THN is reporting yet another Zero-Day exploit for Internet Explorer.  This appears to only affect Windows XP SP3 with Internet Explorer 7 or 8.  Even with a fully-patched system, you are still vulnerable.

Remember though, last time it seemed like it was just IE9 and then it ended up being all versions of IE across all versions of Windows.

If you haven’t switched to Firefox or Chrome, switch today.  Firefox 16 is lightning fast and offers the recommended NoScript and AdBlock plugins.  Chrome is fast and safer than Internet Explorer.

Take this one seriously, folks.  I know a lot of you out there still run Windows XP and even systems in the last 3 years were shipping with XP.  Also, if you’re still utilizing the AOL Desktop Software, now is time to stop.  AOL’s browser is just Internet Explorer.  If you are running Windows XP and you are using the AOL Desktop Software, your system is ripe for the pickin’; even if it’s fully-patched and protected with antivirus.

If anyone has any questions, let us know!

I am a Software Developer, System Administrator, and consignment software specialist. I currently manage hundreds of consignment workstations, point of sale systems, and database servers all across North America and I am the developer of Peeps' Software, Peeps2Go, and Peeps' Consignor Login for iOS and Android. I've been helping consignment & resale store-owners since 2003. I started The Computer Peeps in February of 2010. Peeps' Software launched in 2016 and is now on hundreds of systems all across North America. I have successfully converted dozens of stores from all of the major consignment software systems. After 20 years of working with consignment stores, I understand the unique challenges consignment & resale store-owners face. From electrical issues in old buildings or strip malls, to advocating for them when their old consignment software keeps crashing.

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