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Mozilla Under Symantec Fire for Security

Sep 20, 2005, 14:30 (17 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Tom Espiner)

ZDNet: Symantec: Mozilla Browsers More Vulnerable than IE

[ Thanks to cosmo lee for this link. ]

"Mozilla Web browsers are potentially more vulnerable to attack than Microsoft's Internet Explorer, according to a Symantec report.

"But the report, released Monday, also found that hackers are still focusing their efforts on IE..."

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ZDNet UK: Mozilla Hits Back at Browser Security Claim

"Mozilla has reacted to a Symantec report issued on Monday which said serious vulnerabilities were being found in Mozilla's browsers faster than in Microsoft's Internet Explorer. The study was conducted over the first six months of 2005.

"Tristan Nitot, president of Mozilla Europe, hit back by claiming on Monday that when a vulnerability is found Mozilla's 'ability to react, find a solution and put it into the user's hands is better than Microsoft...'"

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