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Firefox 3.5 vs. Internet Explorer 8: Which is Safer?

Jul 13, 2009, 17:34 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Kenneth Van Wyk)

"This month, I went into my lab and installed the latest version of each browser – Firefox 3.5 and Internet Explorer 8 – and have revisited the statements I made in September 2007. What I found is that although much has changed, a lot of things have remained the same.

"I have to say I still firmly believe I'm safer using Firefox than IE, and that's not just because I'm principally a Mac user. I believe Firefox is a more secure choice for the average user, especially with just a little bit of tweaking.

"So, let's revisit my earlier conclusions and see how they've changed with the latest releases."

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