Internet Explorer

The following is a guest post from Doug Glaston. Doug is a writer on social media and Internet marketing who also is a content provider for Home Security Team.

It’s not very often that a federal government warns its citizens to refrain from using an Internet browser, but apparently the Federal Office for Information Security in Germany did exactly that. This past week, the federal organization which is called the BSI in German initials (Bundesamt für Sicherheit in der Informationstechnik), warned users not to use Internet Explorer 9 in fear that people would be exposed to too many vulnerabilities due to a compromised server. Continue reading

As of June 13, 2012, Australian electronics retailer Kogan.com is charging customers using Internet Explorer 7 or lower an additional 6.8% on their purchases. IE7 was released in 2006, which makes the browser six years old… The Internet has changed a lot in the past six years and Internet Explorer doesn’t support those new technologies. Things like HTML 5, CSS 3, and advanced PHP and JavaScript coding will not run properly in IE7. This means that web designers either have to ignore that it doesn’t work or place special lines of code that produce an entirely different effect for Internet Explorer users. Continue reading

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