Internet Explorer blocks more malware

The independent security research and testing organization, NSS Labs, just released two reports that say Internet Explorer leads the field in protection against socially engineered malware, specifically fake links that you might see in an email or on your social networking site. 

 According to the report, Internet Explorer caught 96% of this kind of malware.

Source: NSS Labs, August 2011 – Global Socially Engineered Malware Protection

Read the full report. (PDF)

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Eve Blakemore

Group Manager, Trustworthy Computing

Eve Blakemore is a Group Manager for Trustworthy Computing who delivers consumer guidance around the latest trends in security and privacy. Eve joined Microsoft in 1998 and has worked in corporate and field roles with Microsoft Learning, US Public Sector, Read more »