Message from the Provost: Internet Explorer Major Security Flaw
April 28, 2014
has announced the discovery of a major security flaw affecting Internet
Explorer Versions 6 through 11. Please
review this article for more information.
is highly recommended that an alternative browser such a Mozilla Firefox or Google
Chrome be utilized until Microsoft provides an update to repair the security
flaw. Click here to download Firefox
the update is not yet available, ITS is unable to provide a description or
number for it, but as more information is obtained we will be sure provide it
to the user community.
as stated in the above article, Windows XP computers are especially vulnerable.
This operating system is no longer supported by Microsoft and therefore is not
receiving critical updates. If you are working on a Windows XP computer,
please submit a Spiceworks
ticket to have the computer upgraded to Windows 7.