Another reason to dump Microsoft IE: Microsoft claims Google bypassed its browser privacy easily

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IE privacy setting is just a joke, now this is clear. In our safe surfing guide series (part 4), we recommended you to dump IE and choose a better web browser, e.g., Chrome or Firefox, or SeaMonkey. Today, you get another reason to dump it forever! On Feb. 20, Microsoft claimed that Google has been bypassing the ...

Silent update of IE from January 2012

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Finally, Micro$oft knows how to do silent update for your IE browser. Maybe just learned  from Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox. Anyway, this is a smart move to stop or at least to slow down the losing of market share (to Chrome and Firefox). M$ won the browser war against Netscape by bundling IE to Windows ...

Firefox 8 cracks third-party add-ons

Firefox 8 cracks third-party add-ons

Everyday millions of third-party add-ons are installed for Firefox. Some of them can impose serious privacy and security holes for the computer. Finally, in the latest release, Firefox 8 disables third-part add-ons. This is a correct step among so many mistakes in recent releases. According to the official Mozilla Add-ons Blog: These add-ons installed by third parties present ...

How to surf safely? Dump IE, choose a better browser

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This is part 4 of the Safe Surfing Guide series. You may check other parts as well to read the  complete safe surfing guide. To surf safely, your browser can also play an important role. There are so many choices for browsers now: IE, Firefox, Chrome, Opera, SeaMonkey; all are freely available. But unfortunately, most users ...