When the entire tech industry is sending Internet Explorer 6 to its grave, there’s US banking giant Chase, supporting the browser; “Chase has determined that IE6 is more secure and popular than either Google’s Chrome or Opera.” The bank’s therefore decided its online baking services will continue to support aging the IE 6 but drop support for Chrome and Opera.
Chase has said it’ll support later versions of Microsoft’s browser, such as IE 8, that does offer greater protection. Also making the cut are Mozilla’s Firefox 2.0 and higher and version 3.0 and higher of Apple’s Safari on the Mac – but not the PC.
The bank has “strongly recommended” people using Chrome or Opera upgrade to a version of IE, Firefox or Safari it supports. The bank’s site cited security and popularity as behind its reason to dump Chrome – which has been growing fastest of all browser – and Opera.