Microsoft has launched another salvo in its campaign to hammer the final nail into the coffin of an outdated, insecure product: Internet Explorer 6.
The problem with Internet Explorer 6 is that Microsoft no longer supports it, and the creaky old web browser simply doesn’t provide anything approaching a sufficient level of defence as severely critical vulnerabilities have been left unpatched.
A new website, www.ie6countdown.com, attempts to convince users of the reasons why they should upgrade to a more secure version of the web-browsing software, and provides information for organisations on how they can best migrate.
What I found particularly interesting, however, was a graphic of the world showing the percentage of browser marketshare Internet Explorer 6 has in each country.
Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.