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Internet Explorer Web Browser – Security Risk

April 29th, 2014

Internet Explorer Browser – Security Issues

Information technology recently learned that Internet Explorer has a serious security hole that may make your computer vulnerable to malware or even identity theft.Information technology recommends that you discontinue using Internet Explorer and use a different web browser until the bug is fixed. Read more about the identified security risks on C/Net’s webpage.

Internet Browser Alternatives

University computers: Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome web browsers are both available on University computers. You may already have a shortcut to these two browsers on your computer desktop or in your lower taskbar. If not, you can locate the alternate browsers under All Programs (from the Start button).

Personal or home computers: You may download an alternate browser for your self-provided computer or home computer using one of the following links.
Download Mozilla Firefox browser
Download Google Chrome browser

One Response to “Internet Explorer Web Browser – Security Risk”

  1. Information Technology | Cedarville University Says:

    [...] network team has applied a software patch to Internet Explorer that combats the Heartbleed vulnerability for University [...]