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what's the most secure brower?


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#1 edna b

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Posted 26 February 2011 - 11:30 PM

Hi,
Just wondering what others have found to be a secure browser. I use IE8 and have improved its security, installed a different AV program (MSE), etc. but I wonder if I should switch to a different browser to get an extra bit of protection. Any thoughts are welcome.
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Posted 27 February 2011 - 10:19 AM

Mozilla FireFox and Google Chrome are both good, secure, browsers in my opinion. I think Google Chrome also updates automatically, without you having to even do anything on your part, which is quite nice. Both of these browsers can also be customized with a variety of free add-ons and themes.

http://Mozilla.com

http://Google.com/chrome

-Jamie

Edited by Jamiemcg, 27 February 2011 - 10:19 AM.


#3 BADGUYSKI

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Posted 27 February 2011 - 01:22 PM

google chrome for the win...i love it.
and they just won that tournament where hackers try to break it (sandbox escape)and they could'nt.
(it was a certain thing they had to do (hack) i know a hacker could hack chrome just like ie or firefox)
so thats a plus
the person that hacked it would have won $20,000 and a laptop from google...pretty cocky bunch aye? 8 )

Edited by BADGUYSKI, 27 February 2011 - 01:25 PM.


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Posted 27 February 2011 - 01:53 PM

I use chrome on mac and firefox on windows.
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Posted 27 February 2011 - 03:50 PM

Security wise - firefox with no script and ad block plus addons.

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Posted 27 February 2011 - 06:48 PM

Both Firefox and Chrome browsers are secure. But I use Google Chrome for all the banking, PayPal and other sensitive work etc.

Google has challenged hackers in pwn2own 2011 to crack the Chorme browser with $20,000 and a Google CR48 notebook to win. It has stayed unhackable for past 2 years.
http://dvlabs.tippingpoint.com/blog/2011/02/02/pwn2own-2011




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