IE falters, Mozilla gains amid security fears

Wednesday, 3 November 2004, 12:22 PM EST

Internet Explorer held more than 95 per cent of the US browser market for several years, but its share dropped to 94.7 per cent in July and had declined further to 92.9 per cent on October 29, according to WebSideStory, a Web analytics company.

Benefiting from high-profile security vulnerabilities in IE and recommendations by experts to switch, the Mozilla Foundation saw its market share rise. The Mozilla Suite, Netscape and Firefox held 6 per cent of the market at the end of October, up from 3.5 per cent in June, according to WebSideStory.

By Joris Evers at Digit.

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