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This story sums up Microsoft's attitude to security...

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/technology/4856492.stm

Life's a b*tch and then you die!

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Microsoft too slow to patch IE

So these security firms fixed IE for them. Kinda like firms that work with Open Source and help update and repair Open Source software. Like Firefox. Open Office. Linux. etc.

IE7 is 10 years behind the standards or wrong.
But it works in IE!
IE is a cancer on the web -- Paul Thurott