At least they agree on something
government agency has voiced its support for Germany's initiative to find an alternative to Internet Explorer.
Citing security concerns, Certa warned users against using all versions
of Redmond's browser. Certa is a government agency tasked with tackling
cyber threats and it officially recommended using an alternative
browser until Microsoft comes up with a patch to fix a few issues.
Microsoft maintains that IE8 is the most secure browser on the market
and that everyone should use it. A Microsoft spokesman told the BBC
that users of IE6 are at risk, but only if the visit a compromised
"The risk is minimal," said Microsoft Head of Security and Privacy Cliff Evans. "There are very few of them out there."
Microsoft is working on an update to address security concerns voiced by Germany and France.