Last week, Microsoft released the long-awaited Internet Explorer 7, the much-anticipated update to the software giant's perennially security-challenged browser. As part of its strategy for wresting back market share from the popular Firefox browser, Microsoft has emphasized the browser's various security enhancements.Read it over here.
But a mere 24 hours later, the first security flaw had already surfaced—sort of. Secunia Advisory 22477 classified it as an IE7 vulnerability, but Microsoft holds that the problem—a flaw in Outlook Express that can purportedly affect many browsers, not just IE7—has been exaggerated.
Internet Explorer 7 - back were we started from?
Posted on Saturday, Oct 28 2006 @ 00:11 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck