MS10-018: Version matrix illustrates IE8 is safer than past versions
The version matrix in first link below provides a visual illustration that IE8 is safer than IE6 or IE7
MS10-018: Version Matrix illustrates IE8 is safer than past versions
FULL MSRC BLOG ENTRY - MS10-018 Released
QUOTE: MS10-018 is a typical cumulative update for Internet Explorer and was originally going to be released during the normal update cycle on the 13th of April.