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      UPDATE on Upgrade   02/07/2017

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I wanted to start out by saying I think this is a great site. I have been reading the posts and trying to learn a few things. I was also having a problem of being hijacked (I think that is why most people are here). I did post my log in another thread under Malware Removal (I hope that is the right place). While reading the different sections of the site I came across the "prevention" link and it says to use another browser besides IE, I would like to correct the problem I have now, but I also need to work on prevention and not letting it happen again. I was trying to see if it is true the other browser are not vunerable to the same type of attacks. :wtf:

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I'll leave the "other browser" recommendations to others...(we have some very passionate supporters of other browsers here),,but as far as IE is concerned..there is a lot you can do to get more secure...

 

take a look at

Stop IE hijacking before it happens

 

hope you find it helpful.

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They aren't. All hijackers target Internet Explorer..

 

Mozilla/Firefox and Opera are built with better security, so there is no easy way to hijack any of them.

 

I suggest Mozilla if you've never used anything except MSIE. Firefox is my favorite, but it takes a little getting used to. Mozilla is a little more refined. http://www.mozilla.org/products/mozilla1.x/

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