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#1 Pajajn

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Posted 21 March 2013 - 08:00 PM

I recently started using Google chrome and the only reason is that i like how fast it really is..  since they got like most money its obvious but how safe is it 

I never liked Apple or Google since i think they always wanna track their users movement and such things (paranoid) but what is true?



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Posted 21 March 2013 - 09:12 PM

Moved topic to.... Web Browsing/Email and Other Internet Applications as it is not news.

 

After I reviewed this

http://secunia.com/vulnerability-review/vulnerability_update_top50.html

 

I would suggest the Opera Browser


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Posted 21 March 2013 - 09:19 PM

It's not that one browser is exceedingly more safe than another. The difference is in how they are configured and the users browsing habits. A poorly configured browser and sketchy browsing habits can get you in trouble no matter what browser you use.

I have five browsers installed for different purposes. My default is a tightly configured Opera browser. Backed up with a multi layered security setup and behind a router.

I've used Opera as my default browser since the mid to late 90's.

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Posted 25 March 2013 - 06:40 AM

Yes. Google Chrome is fast but it cannot guarantee safety while browsing. 

 

I never used Opera. But heard a lot of good reviews about it. I will try this time. Thank you.  @Animal.


Edited by Special Techie, 25 March 2013 - 06:44 AM.


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Posted 30 March 2013 - 09:10 PM

I'd agree with the nice grey cat; it depends on how you configure your Browser.

 

However, there are some security loopholes in Internet Explorer (e.g. the index.dat) file that make browsing less secure in terms of other people being able to see your history.

 

This link has a good explanation: http://delete-my-history.com/browser-history/internet-explorer-history/



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Posted 04 April 2013 - 02:03 AM

Originally Posted by Animal
It's not that one browser is exceedingly more safe than another. The difference is in how they are configured and the users browsing habits. A poorly configured browser and sketchy browsing habits can get you in trouble no matter what browser you use.

Exactly buddy,any browser can be safe!

Edited by 4dude, 04 April 2013 - 02:15 AM.





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