A few weeks ago we posted about Internet Explorer’s most recent vulnerability issue. In that post we noted that IE’s security problems allow millions of computers to be turned into zombie slaves for spammers and other unsavory elements on the Internet. This week one of the worst offenders in the IE family is being buried in effigy by Denver based design firm Aten Design Group.
IE6, once the most widely used browser on the Internet, has been a thorn in the side of both web developers and security application vendors for the past couple of years. Unfortunately Microsoft has been unwilling to end support for it due to the large number of users still tied to this former Internet icon (pun intended). IE6 continues to hold a 10-15% market share mainly due to businesses that that are still using Windows 2000 server (which restricts which browsers they can run) and/or using web applications that only work with IE6.
This month Google will be driving a couple of big nails into IE6’s coffin by ending YouTube support for IE6 as well as refusing to continue to support IE6 in future versions of their widely used web applications. Facebook has also been encouraging users to get rid of IE6 and move to a newer version of IE or another browser.
OnlyMyEmail is an award winning hosted spam filtering service and business email hosting provider. Our enterprise cloud computing anti-spam solution, the MX-Defender, has the highest capture rate of any spam filter ever tested in the VBSpam Challenge, blocking a record setting 99.9993% of all malicious and junk email.
Our Personal spam filtering system is also a Software as a Service (SaaS) solution and has won both the PC World "World Class Award" and also the PC Magazine "Editor's Choice Award."
OME-Kids is a webmail solution that protects children from spam and other harmful emails. OME-Kids offers unique Parental Controls that allow you to choose the level of security and oversight that's right for your child.