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TechWorld: Now HP Says Ditch Netscape

Jul 02, 2004, 14:30 (6 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matthew Broersma)

"Internet Explorer isn't the only browser companies are being urged to drop due to ongoing security problems. Hewlett-Packard is now also recommending users erase AOL's Netscape browser from their hard drives due to a hair-raising list of 'potential' vulnerabilities allowing denials of service, information leaks, unauthorised access and remote malicious code execution.

"In an advisory issued on Monday, HP said it will no longer support Netscape for its HP-UX version of Unix, and urged users to switch to Mozilla, the open-source project on which Netscape is based..."

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