There’re 3 major threats people shopping online should be aware of: Malware, Cross-site Scripting (XSS), and ClickJacking. “Internet Explorer 8 protects against each of these threats via SmartScreen. To date, IE8 has delivered over 275 Million malware blocks. And as of Sep., IE8 is blocking 1 in every 200 downloads that appear as malicious. IE8 8 also helps protect your privacy with InPrivate Browsing and InPrivate Filtering,” said Brandon LeBlanc. “IE8 offers a lot of protection from: phishing protection, a cross-site scripting filter, and Protected Mode, and offers great reliability because of process-isolation, and offers users ability to manage add-ons that affect performance and stability,” IE blog.