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Google phases out support for IE6
Google has begun to phase out support for Internet Explorer 6, the browser identified as the weak link in a "sophisticated and targeted" cyber attack on the search engine.
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Microsoft reacted by quickly updating the browser, nearly three weeks ahead of its regular security update.
However, Google has now said it is going to phase out support for the browser "starting with Google Docs and Google Sites".
It said that as a result, some "key functionality" of the applications would not work when used with IE6.
Microsoft has said that it will support the browser until 2014.
Microsoft has released a fix for Internet Explorer and recommended that customers install the update as soon as possible or update to the latest version of the web browser for "improved security".
Microsoft normally issues patches monthly but the high-profile nature of the attacks led it to act more quickly.
Source and Full Article: BBC
´Funeral´ Held for Internet Explorer 6, Microsoft Sends Flowers
Microsoft sent flowers to its dead browser with an accompanying note which read: "Thanks for the good times IE6, see you all @ MIX when we show a little piece of IE Heaven. (signed) The Internet Explorer Team @Microsoft"
Source and Full Article: www.upi.com