Microsoft also quoted a study from NSS Labs that Internet Explorer 8 is much safer than Firefox 3 and Safari 4, as well as Google Chrome.
Internet Explorer 6 is the default browser in Windows XP. (The power of being the default app/setting.)
Microsoft wrote:In a study by NSS Labs, Internet Explorer 8 caught socially engineered malware 85% of the time compared to Firefox 3's 29%, Safari 4's 29% and Chrome's 17%.
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