Mozilla Under Symantec Fire for Security

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

“But the report, released Monday, also found that hackers are
still focusing their efforts on IE…”


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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