released Internet Explorers security update to address recent security
Whilst the IE security update may seem primarily as Internet Explorers 6
security update, it is important that all users of Internet Explorer perform an
With security updates, one can never be sure so it is prudent to update all
products with security patches.
One good reason for this is users may not always be aware of which version of IE
is being used. Another is users may not have checked for updates recently and
an update check is overdue.
Users should also check out Internet Explorers security options, to further help
with safer browsing.
Another important issue is that Internet Explorer 8 is available for download
from Microsoft, and this has many great security features. One of the more
important IE security features available in IE 8 is a bad sites list.
A bad sites list can greatly reduce the risk to phishing attacks, drive by
downloads and many other security threats.
Many security software products now incorporate a bad site list in their own
products as well.
It is important to note that web browsers are the main interface for users to
connect to the internet, and users of other browsers such as Firefox and Chrome,
should also keep their browsers up to date as well.
Products offer many options to be kept up to date. They can be updated
automatically, manually, or by prompting that an update is available.
So whilst this IE security update may be seen as Internet Explorers 6 security
update by some, security updates are a whole lot more important than just one