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Firefox: Most Risky App to Businesses in New Study
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Monday, 15 December 2008 11:16

The good old FF browser gets little love when it comes to security
Jason Mick (Blog) - December 12, 2008 4:00 PM
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Firefox has its plate full when it comes to security.  It has grown a substantial enough market share to place it in a strong second after Microsoft.  This gives it a high profile and leaves it a desirable target to be exploited by hackers and malware writers.  Worse yet, it has less money to fund security efforts that Microsoft, and according to some experts, less focus as well.

While small market share browsers like Opera and Chrome have built a reputation on their security (with Safari, being a noticeable exception, have a reputation for insecurity), Firefox continues to plod along in a day to day fight, trying to remain a secure platform while dealing with the challenges of browser celebrity.    [Comments...]

 

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