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January 21, 2010 at 11:59 AM

Microsoft’s “China” IE browser emergency patch: Get it now

Here’s a link to the emergency patch for Internet Explorer that Microsoft issued today.

It fixes the vulnerability that China apparently used to sneak into the networks of Google and other U.S. companies, prompting the brouhaha that Secretary of State Clinton addressed today.

Now that word’s out about the Explorer flaw it’s critical to update your browser, whether or not you’re likely to get cyberattacked by China.

Comments | Topics: Asia, china, Google

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