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Microsoft is planning a light Patch Tuesday for November with just three bulletins that collectively address a total of 11 security vulnerabilities. The trio cover flaws in Office (and Powerpoint) for Windows, Office for Mac 2011 and Forefront Unified Access Gateway. The Office for Windows patch is rated critical while the other …

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Browse from the PC of someone else

Browse from the PC of someone else. That would be a safer solution and I bet that one day, this kind of service will appear, just an other application server.

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Browse from the PC of someone competant

Really, this comes down to a number of issues, and by far the largest here is don't use an outdated version of IE, and preferably not IE at all (as much due to time-to-patch).

If your work has some dumb system that can't work without IE6/7 then those machines should be firewalled off, and a couple of hardened machines kept for web access e.g Linux + Firefox + adblock & flashblock

Also noscript perhaps, but noscript is a PITA to use for most folk, negating its value, as it violates Rule #1 of security: if you have to ask the user for permission on an unknown risk, then you have already failed.

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