Easier, Safer, Faster. Yes, that’s the message with IE8. There’s definitely room for improvement, but we’ve come a long ways too. So, what does the market say?

This is not new news, but wanted to make sure that it got called out in my blog. The Windows Team Blog posted on FEB 2nd about the latest market data. Here are a few quotes:

  • This week, Net Applications released their January browser market share report. Their report shows that Internet Explorer 8 is not only the most popular browser on Windows with 27.9% usage share, but that it now has 25.6% of market share across all OS’s on a worldwide-weighted usage share basis (data provided by Net Applications)…
  • As of today, Internet Explorer 8 has done over 350 million malware blocks…
  • Together, Internet Explorer 7 and 8 have blocked a total of over 125 million phishing sites…