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____/ nessuno on Thursday 24 Sep 2009 21:59 : \____
> Google's just released Chrome add-in for Internet Explorer can speed
> up IE by as much as 10 times, tests show. But if you listen to
> Microsoft, it also leaves you more vulnerable to malware and Web-based
> attacks. Who should you believe? ...
> [Microsoft says] "With Internet Explorer 8, we made significant
> advancements and updates to make the browser safer for our customers.
> Given the security issues with plugins in general and Google Chrome in
> particular, Google Chrome Frame running as a plugin has doubled the
> attach area for malware and malicious scripts. This is not a risk we
> would recommend our friends and families take." ...
> So while it's technically true that IE8 with the Chrome Frame plug-in
> installed may be theoretically less secure than IE8 without the plug-
> in, in the real world, there's likely not a great security threat.
> Microsoft says that Chrome threatens the "security" of IE. What a
It threatens the security of Microsoft's future, that's what it threatens.
~~ Best of wishes
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