Microsoft plans new IE browser, better security

Wednesday, 16 February 2005, 12:32 PM EST

Microsoft Corp. will release a new version of Internet Explorer, the world's most widely used Web browsing software, with stronger, built-in security features, chairman Bill Gates said on Tuesday.

The move is the latest in Microsoft's three-year effort to beef up security to protect its software products which are the most-targeted by malicious programmers. The company has made three security software-related acquisitions, with two of those coming in the past few months.

By Spencer Swartz at Reuters.

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