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Homeland Security warns against using Internet Explorer

<p>The Department of Homeland Security has released information warning against the use of the Internet Explorer browser due to a security threat. Creative Commons image. </p>

The Department of Homeland Security has released information warning against the use of the Internet Explorer browser due to a security threat. Creative Commons image. 

The Department of Homeland Security has released information labeling Internet Explorer as unsafe and vulnerable to attacks from hackers, USA Today reports.

SAN FRANCISCO — The U.S. Department of Homeland security is advising Americans not to use the Internet Explorer Web browser until a fix is found for a serious security flaw that came to light over the weekend.

The bug was announced on Saturday by FireEye Research Labs, an Internet security software company based in Milpitas, Calif.

“We are currently unaware of a practical solution to this problem,” the Department of Homeland Security’s United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team said in a post Monday morning.

[Read the entire article on USA Today]

 

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