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Old Internet Browsers No Longer Supported at UK

LEXINGTON, Ky. (March 25, 2015) — University of Kentucky Analytics and Technologies' (UKAT) security team works daily to protect the university and its computer users from security threats. As part of this ongoing effort, effective March 27, 2015, Internet browsers using only SSLv3 protocol will be unable to access university Web pages. 

So, what does that mean for users? 

Very old browser versions, such as Internet Explorer version 5, will no longer be able to connect to University of Kentucky web pages. A list of supported browsers is listed below. If you have an older, unsupported browser, it will need to be updated to a supported version in order to access University of Kentucky Web pages.

Supported browsers include:

  • Google Chrome                              - Any version
  • Google Chrome for Android           - Any version
  • Mozilla Firefox                                - Any version
  • Internet Explorer                            - Version 7 or higher
  • Internet Explorer Mobile                 - Any version
  • Opera                                             - Version 5 or higher
  • Safari                                              - Any version
  • Safari Mobile                                   - Any version

If you have questions, please contact your department/college technology professionals or call the UKAT Service Desk at 859-218-HELP (4357).

MEDIA CONTACT: Whitney Harder, 859-323-2396,