From tomorrow, your internet browser could be putting you at risk of security threats

Many Starts at 60 readers have told us over the years that they use Internet Explorer to view our articles
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Many Starts at 60 readers have told us over the years that they use Internet Explorer to view our articles and other websites, so this is for you!

According to Microsoft, support for Internet Explorer versions 8, 9 and 10 will become obsolete tomorrow. This means if you’re using an old version of the browser, you will need to upgrade or switch to another browser.

From January 12, there will be no security updates and technical help for people using versions of Internet Explorer other than 11, the latest version.

This could leave users who stay on the older versions of the browser more vulnerable to cyberattacks and scams because problems with the software won’t be fixed.

Hundreds of millions of users will need to upgrade ASAP and there’s two ways you can do this.

  1. You can upgrade to the latest version of Internet Explorer here
  2. You can download another browser such as:

Tell us, are you using an old version of IE? What will you do?

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