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Firefox Faced More Flaws in 2008, But Fixed Them Faster

Mar 06, 2009, 19:32 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Thom Holwerda)

"In 2008, Firefox faced 115 reported security flaws, which is nearly four times as many as any other popular web browser. Microsoft, Apple, and Opera respectively reported 31, 32, and 30 security flaws in their browser. It is valuable to note, though, that Firefox is an open-source product, and therefore, security flaws may be be dragged kicking and screaming into the light of day easier than with its closed-source brethren. Still, if that can account for such a major difference is debatable, at best."

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