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Microsoft

Submission + - Study: Internet Explorer Users Have Lower IQ (socialbarrel.com)

fysdt writes: "Users of Microsoft’s Internet Explorer web browser have lower IQ than their counterparts who use other browsers, a study from a web consulting firm reveals.

According to a large study conducted by Vancouver, Canada-based AptiQuant, those who use the Internet Explorer web browser scored lower in an IQ test they conducted.

The large study which involved 100,000 participants says Internet Explorer users scored lower than average in the IQ test."

China

Submission + - Chinese Facebook App XSS Leak Unfixed (blogspot.com)

An anonymous reader writes: Chinese social networking site Renren.com has long been known as being a cheap clone of the famous Facebook site.Recently, a small hobbist group has found a leak on one of the onsite apps that allow any HTML injection. Scripts injected inside the App could have easy access to users' private cookies and data.
Upon discovery, the exploit has been reported to the App's manager but 48 hours have passed and still no effort to fix the issue from either Renren or the App's manager has been made. It is estimated that at least 1,264,000 users are affected by this exploit.
Just goes to show you what China quality software is and their initiative to fix their problems.

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