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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