UPDATE: On Wednesday afternoon, eEye said its patch had now been downloaded 70,000 times.
eEye Digital Security's unofficial fix for a high-profile Internet Explorer flaw is proving popular. The patch has been downloaded about 34,000 times since it was released on Monday, the company said Tuesday.
eEye only knows the number of downloads; the company can't track how many times the patch has actually been installed. "If they knew when it gets installed, it would be considered spyware," a representative from eEye's public relations agency said in an e-mail.
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