Internet Explorer 6.0 security condemned as "pretty bad"

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    Experts say Microsoft fix doesn't do enough to keep users safe

    Only three days after the official release of the first service pack for Microsoft's Internet Explorer 6.0 web browser, security experts are raising concerns about security vulnerabilities that were not addressed by the company.

    The patch release, known as "Service Pack 1" was posted Monday on Microsoft's website and contains fixes for more than 300 issues with Internet Explorer 6.0, which was first released with the Windows XP operating system in October 01. Despite the fixes, however, security experts warn that significant vulnerabilities remain even after applying the patch.

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