August 15, 2009

Finally, some good news for Internet Explorer 8

It’s become the rage these days to find reasons why you should give up on IE7 & 8. They do, in fact, have their share of warts. Even if it’s your primary browser, you will run into sites where it has problems (and yes, Virginia, even some MS sites). It’s really mandatory that you have another one like Firefox or Chrome to be able to deal with them.

Actually, I like IE8 over Firefox. It actually loads faster on my machines and I prefer its way of handling tabs than FF.

Anyway, on to the reason for this posting. A place called NSS Labs tested several browsers for their ability to block malware sites. IE8 trounced (I mean demolished) all the other browsers. Read the results and decide…..


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