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Mozilla downplays Firefox bug, passes on fix


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#1 KarstenHansen

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Posted 18 August 2010 - 01:56 PM

Mozilla downplays Firefox bug, passes on fix
Says flaw is 'low risk;' Google security researcher calls it 'non-issue,' blasts press

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Posted 18 August 2010 - 03:15 PM

The facts are that Firefox is riddled with holes and flaws. It's just up to time on when they are discovered.

Funny though, about a Google security engineer saying it's a non-issue - with all Google's recent lawsuits on collecting private user data across the globe. Personal security is the last thing that Google is concerned about.

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Posted 18 August 2010 - 03:21 PM

I think all browser can be exploited, no matter what they are called.

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Posted 18 August 2010 - 03:48 PM

One browser that has never been cracked at the Pwn 2 Own is Opera.

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Posted 18 August 2010 - 04:21 PM

One browser that has never been cracked at the Pwn 2 Own is Opera.

Outside of the mobile world, it is also not that popular. The most popular browsers by far are:
1. Internet Explorer
2. Firefox
3. Safari or Google Chrome.

After those its all basically tied. Opera is one of the more secure browsers, but don't rule out that it can't be hacked. The reason Firefox, and IE are talked about in the PC world so much is just because, they're just very popular.




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