Which is safer: Internet Explorer 7 or Firefox 2.0?

Wednesday, 15 November 2006, 12:21 AM EST

Internet Explorer 7 and Firefox 2.0 have built-in antiphishing features designed to alert you when you've hit a fraudulent site. In the new SmartWare test, which was sponsored by Mozilla, Microsoft's Internet Explorer 7 blocked 690 known phishing sites, or 66.35 percent of the total. In contrast, Mozilla's Firefox blocked 78.85 percent when using a local antiphishing database and 81.54 percent when using the online database.

At CIO Today.

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OpenBSD team forks OpenSSL to create safer SSL/TLS library

Posted on 22 April 2014.  |  Members of the OpenBSD project have begun working on a free version of the SSL/TLS protocol. They are not starting from scratch, but have forked OpenSSL to create a new, more secure option which they have dubbed LibreSSL.


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