Browser Updates

January 14, 2013

Recently there has been news about browser security, notably Java and IE updates.


The U.S. government (Department of Homeland Security) issued a warning late last week asking users to temporarily disable Java on their machines. There was a large flaw discovered in a recent version.

Follow this link to disable Java on your machine and keep it safe from this vulnerability. Once a fix is supplied by Oracle, you should update your Java install, and then you can re-enable Java.

Internet Explorer

The zero-day flaw in IE6, 7, and 8 has surfaced again. Make sure that you install the latest version of Internet Explorer that your operating system supports. If version 8 is the latest version of IE you can install, make sure you apply the Windows Update Microsoft is releasing today and then reboot.


Alan has been creating websites since CompuServe was huge. Today he still is developing websites using technologies such as CSS3, HTML5, jQuery and CakePHP.

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