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Rancid IE6 'more secure' than Chrome and Opera US bank says

Jul 06, 2010, 15:03 (6 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Gavin Clarke)

"Microsoft's creaking Internet Explorer 6 is more secure and popular than either Google's Chrome or Opera US banking giant Chase has determined.

"The bank's therefore decided its online baking services will continue to support aging the IE 6 but drop support for Chrome and Opera.

"IE 6 is nine years old and even Microsoft is now desperately speaking out against the browser, to get individuals and businesses to move on to IE 8.

"Micosoft's Australian business unit recently equated using IE 6 to being as risky as drinking - or maybe, eating - a carton of nine-year-old milk as it lacked up-to-date cross-site scripting and anti-malware protection among other defenses."

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