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Most secure browser: IE, Chrome, Firefox, or Safari?


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#1 GoshenBleeping

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Posted 22 May 2012 - 02:46 PM

Accuvant recently did a study comparing the security of IE, Chrome, and Firefox. Safari was not included in this study. Is there a security study that compares the 4 browsers - IE, Chrome, Firefox, and Safari?

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Posted 22 May 2012 - 03:11 PM

In my humble opinion it's not the security of one browser versus another. It is the person utilizing the browser and them using safe browsing practices.

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#3 NpaMA

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Posted 22 May 2012 - 05:04 PM

As Animal said, it's not really the core browser being more secure but the person that uses it. If you take time to install TRUSTED addons, avoid scam/spam sites, and just use good browsing habits then all will come out about the same.


Having said that, I think the extensions (Ad block+, NoScript, etc.) make firefox the most secure browser. Chrome is starting to catch up though.

Edited by NpaMA, 22 May 2012 - 05:05 PM.


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Posted 30 May 2012 - 05:09 AM

Exactly..... ANY BROSWER CAN BE SECURE!! (One isnt better than the other)

Its the END USER who ultimatly decides that!




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