Internet Explorer sucks less than it used to, claims Microsoft

Graham Cluley
@gcluley

There are plenty of people who love to hate Microsoft Internet Explorer.

The browser has been steadily losing marketshare to the likes of Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox in recent years.

Old versions of Internet Explorer, such as the ghastly IE 6 (which Microsoft has begged users to stop using), are riddled with security holes – and that probably hasn’t helped the ongoing impression amongst many net users that Microsoft’s browser is inherently inferior.

Microsoft is well aware of the strength of anti-Internet Explorer feeling out there, and has just released a rather fun video, starring someone who clearly loathes Internet Explorer with a passion…

Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.

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Graham Cluley is a veteran of the anti-virus industry having worked for a number of security companies since the early 1990s when he wrote the first ever version of Dr Solomon's Anti-Virus Toolkit for Windows. Now an independent security analyst, he regularly makes media appearances and is an international public speaker on the topic of computer security, hackers, and online privacy. Follow him on Twitter at @gcluley, or drop him an email.

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