The Register: Firefox 2.0: Happier Browsing, But Secure?
Jan 31, 2007, 03:15 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Thomas C Greene)
"It's long past time to bother telling anyone how much better
than IE Firefox is. Faster, smaller, more responsive, with tabbed
browsing and useful extensions galore. It's also lot more secure
than IE, partly because it's open source, and particularly because
it's not integrated with the underlying OS.
"Firefox's security bugs involve the browser only, and can be
fixed quickly and without much fuss. On the other hand, because of
its integration with the OS, IE's bugs can involve the system
overall, and may need weeks or months to sort out..."