Bombarded Browsers: More Flaws, But Quicker Fixes

Microsoft Plugs Internet Explorer Flaws

Microsoft's Internet Explorer ranked as the second-most-deployed application at the end point, according to Secunia. Microsoft issued 10 advisories for IE in 2012, repairing approximately 41 vulnerabilities, Secunia found. Internet Explorer maintained a malware block rate of 95 percent in a test of IE 9 conducted by NSS Labs in 2012. The firm found that IE also blocked 96 percent of click fraud attempts.

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