Should you abandon Internet Explorer? Probably not.
You're welcome to adopt Chrome or Firefox, or some other browser of your choice. Just don't expect that to be a silver bullet solution that magically makes you invulnerable. No matter what browser you choose, you will still have to be diligent about keeping it up to date and vigilant about making sure the applications and add-ons you use with it don't have flaws that expose you to attacks.
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