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[9 May 2013 | 4 Comments | 4,411 views]
BBB warning: Internet Explorer 8 vulnerable to scammers

The Better Business Bureau (BBB) is urging all consumers and businesses to pay close attention to a Cyber Security Advisory issued by the Federal Bureau of Investigation regarding a vulnerability in Microsoft’s Internet Explorer 8 browser (IE8) that could allow scammers to access and take over users’ computers. The risk for all users – home, business and government – is high, and BBB is urging anyone with IE8 to follow the recommended steps to address the problem.
The problem was first announced Thursday, and Wednesday night Microsoft released a temporary fix. …

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[10 May 2011 | 4 Comments | 9,312 views]
Opera — well worth a look

The Opera Internet browser goes way on back to 1994 but has struggled for fans over the years.
That’s a shame, too, as Opera is an incredibly useful Internet suite that — once configured — can do away with a heck of a lot of applications that a good number of users access daily.
Before getting into the merits of Opera, let’s take a look at market share. As was mentioned in our article about the Firefox 4 browser, Opera finished well behind the dominant Internet Explorer, Firefox, Google Chrome and Apple …

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[7 May 2011 | 12 Comments | 8,318 views]
Firefox 4 — a major update

Mozilla Firefox 4 was released out of beta on March 22 and is a significant update from Firefox 3.6 as it is, apparently, the company’s attempt to stay ahead of the competition that’s nipping at its heels and gain ground on Internet Explorer.
There was a time, indeed, when Firefox was the new kid on the block and won praise first for its innovative use of tabs and then for encouraging the development of add-ons that allowed users to customize the browser to suit their needs. Firefox is still the second …