Mozilla browsers more vulnerable than IE
Posted on: 09/20/2005 03:00 PM

Here's one for the Mozilla fans:
The open-source Mozilla Foundation browsers, such as the popular Firefox, have typically been seen as more secure than IE, which has suffered many security problems in the past. Mitchell Baker, president of the foundation, said earlier this year that its browsers were fundamentally more secure than IE. She also predicted that Mozilla Foundation browsers would not face as many problems as IE, even as their market share grows. Symantec's Internet Security Threat Report Volume VIII contains data for the first six months of this year that may contradict this perception.
There were way too many quotable quotes, so I just grabbed the first one that jumped out at me. The article does go into a lot more detail regarding reported exploits and the like, so go give it a read.

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