IE9 Is BEST At Blocking Access to Hacker Sites

“…The in-house reputation system used in Internet Explorer 8 and 9 is markedly superior at blocking social-engineering attacks than the Google equivalent used by Chrome, Firefox, Apple’s Safari, an independent test by NSS Labs has found.

Rating the browsers against a sample set of European malware URLs over 19 days in April, IE 8 achieved a mean block rate of 90 per cent, leaving Chrome 10, Firefox 4 and Safari 5 in the dust on 13 per cent each. Opera, which uses technology from antivirus company AVG, came in last on 5 per cent…”

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