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Internet Explorer 6 Hacks And Holes Exposed


Apparently Microsoft were in a little bit of a rush to get Internet Explorer 6 out the door, and forgot to take that extra bit of time to debug and test it for security cracks and holes. In this article Mitchell talks about the latest security holes found in IE6. He shows you how to test your system for vulnerabilities and also provides links to the relevant patches and more information on the holes.

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By: Mitchell Harper
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February 14, 2002
TABLE OF CONTENTS:
  1. · Internet Explorer 6 Hacks And Holes Exposed
  2. · Mmmmm... gimme cookie!
  3. · Site Impersonation: Mixed Identities
  4. · Direct file access
  5. · Conclusion

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Internet Explorer 6 Hacks And Holes Exposed - Conclusion
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Well, what more must I say? At the time of writing, Microsoft had just released a patch to combat most of the holes described in this article. Visit this site for more information. I'll leave it up to you as to whether or not you’d like to use Internet Explorer 6 for your daily web browsing duties.
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