Bad Technology That Won't Die

3. Internet Explorer
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3. Internet Explorer

Microsoft has improved the popular Web browser of late, but that has not helped the millions upon millions of blissfully unaware Web users from trudging on with an earlier version. Walk into many small businesses and you’ll see Internet Explorer 6 running in its full glory—three full releases removed from the current version. The problem? IE6 is a common target for malware purveyors and hackers. More modern browsers like Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox are faster and more secure.