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 ...

Microsoft security update flags google.com as a severe, exploit-filled threat

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It is not a joke. Micro$oft did it again. Last year, Microsoft Security Essentials tried to Google Chrome by deleting it. According to some reports, Microsoft Antivirus and Security products ( Microsoft Forefront and Microsoft Security Essentials) started to mark google.com as as being a severe threat called Exploit:JS/Blacole.BW in the Valentine's day. A V-day gift for ...

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 ...

Why Chrome is the safest web browser?

Why Chrome is the safest web browser?

In our safe surfing guide series, I mentioned one important thing for safe surfing is dumping IE and choosing a better browser. One of  the safest web browser is Google Chrome browser, which is becoming more and more popular. The security features include: Sandboxing. Almost all  browsers now have tabbed browsing, even IE has it for long ...

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 ...