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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
http://blogs.technet.com/photos/msrcteam/images/3322077/original.aspx

FULL MSRC BLOG ENTRY - MS10-018 Released 
http://blogs.technet.com/msrc/archive/2010/03/30/security-bulletin-ms10-018-released.aspx

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.

Comments

Robert said:

Then what was the cumulative security update that came out today for IE8? (And required a Reboot grrrrr.)

# March 30, 2010 2:47 PM

Harry Waldron said:

Thanks PA Bear - I agree and should have used the term "relatively safer" ... Still, if we could only retire IE6 and IE7 which I still see heavily used

# March 31, 2010 8:07 AM