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Microsoft is investigating reports of a new bug in Internet Explorer. Redmond's Security Response Team (MSRT) said on Friday that it was aware of a "publicly disclosed issue involving Internet Explorer", and promised an investigation, without going into details. Circumstantial evidence suggests Microsoft is referring to a …

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  1. Anonymous Coward
    Alert

    &Copy ?

    Try a HREF containing &copy.

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Happy

      I must be missing something..

      All I get is a link trying to open the (C) copyright symbol..more details please.

  2. Robert Carnegie Silver badge
    Joke

    ""The bug permits — for example — an arbitrary web site to force the victim to make tweets"

    Dear god they're making Twitter compulsory now.

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Coat

      The end of civilization is near

      Head for the hills.

  3. Sam Liddicott

    he jumped the gun

    OK, he didn't , but I find the boot-note more interesting than the story.

  4. Anonymous Coward
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    ya reepz wot yaz sow, moe!

    Still using ie? Ya deserve all ya get! LOL

    1. Woodgar

      RE: ya reepz wot yaz sow, moe!

      News Report: Thousands starving in Africa

      Anonymous Wanker: Dun fect me cuz i dun liv in Afreaka!!!!!! lolz lolz lolz looooool!!!!

  5. Zobbo
    Gates Halo

    Chrome

    Is he as forward about publicising Chrome vulnerabilities? I can't help being suspicious when Google are disclosing bugs in products they're competing directly with. And yes I'm typing this in Chrome 6...

  6. Mark Aggleton

    Eh?

    An article about a bug in IE written 17 hours ago and not one comment about how brilliant Firefox (pass the bucket) is!

    1. The Commenter formally known as Matt
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      and as for firefox

      and as for firefox - you can have this functionality but you have to download the add-on (which is available open-source)

    2. The Commenter formally known as Matt
      Joke

      Firefox, gimme a break

      Pffft - Opera had this bug years ago - it's taken this long for MicR0$0ft to copy them, and now they are trying to claim they invented it - typical.

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  8. Matt Hawkins
    Gates Horns

    So?

    No one cares less what Internet Explorer users have got to say so it really doesn't matter if they are making FaceSpaceTwatter posts.

    1. Anonymous Coward
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      hmmm

      tosser

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