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Wolfgang Bromberger

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In recent months the Bulgarian Georgi Guninski has found a number of security related problems with Internet Explorer. With his recent discovery of another potential danger, this number has reached a full dozen. The latest discovery does not apply to all versions, but is still bad enough. It involves the iframe tag and executed Javascript code using document.execCommand through Active scripting. After Microsoft released a patch for the "download bug" last week, it advised users to turn off Active scripting. More can be found on Guninski's site.

On a related note, the German BSI (Bundesamt fur Sicherheit in der Informationstechnik, a federal agency for security in information technology) has issued a warning to all Internet surfers not to use ActiveX, Javascript or Java. According to BSI, through these methods Internet users are at a risk of potential but difficult to calculate harm through the theft of passwords or other local data.

Wolfgang .wolf Bromberger has been around online since 1996. He started to get into web design after he and some other students developed a concept for the online presence of their home town, Salzburg in Austria, a site Bill Gates used years later as a good example of e-government (as still not nearly all points of the concept have been made reality, .wolf disagrees).
Being interested in search engines and information systems, .wolf specialized in search engine optimization, online promotion and analysis.
.wolf was one of the founding fathers of
He is working for and can also be reached there.
He is always interested in learning new programming or other web related skills, when time permits.

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