Internet Explorer 9 Rated Tops in Blocking Malware

In a test designed to analyze various Web browsers’ abilities to protect European users against socially engineered malware attacks, researchers at NSS Labs determined that Internet Explorer 8 and 9 were significantly more effective at curbing malicious downloads than were the other major browsers.

Microsoft Research: Cybercrime Surveys are Useless

Barely a week goes by that woeful statistics on the proliferation of cyber crime don’t make headlines in the trade and mainstream press. But a new study by Microsoft Research finds that many of those surveys are so rife with catastrophic statistical errors as to make their conclusions almost useless.

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