IE has a very bad history of security to where even the United States Government recommended not using it
'There are a number of significant vulnerabilities in technologies related to the IE domain/zone... It is possible to reduce exposure to these vulnerabilities by using a different web browser'
When IE7 came out it was more secure, but it was still too dangerous
Now that IE8 is out, it is an improvement in security, but it still is less secure than any other browser
The rumor is that IE is ready to retire its outdated rendering engine, so finally, IE8 might be the last Internet Explorer, thank god!!!
All IE versions use ActiveX, & Microsoft says this can be "extremely insecure"
· 1 decade ago