Microsoft has released an update to its Internet Explorer Web browser – for Mac OS 8 and 9. The latest version - 5.1.7 - resolves security vulnerabilities in previous versions of Internet Explorer 5.

It is not compatible with Mac OS X. If you use Mac OS X, you can download and install Internet Explorer 5.2.3.

OS 8/9-compatible Internet Explorer 5.1.7 is a 12MB download.

Alternatively, you can get both on the next issue of Macworld (September 2003 issue on-sale July 31).