Security debate: Mozilla Thunderbird vs. Microsoft Outlook

Friday, 5 October 2007, 2:29 PM EST

Face it, what do most people use the Internet for? Web browsing and email are likely to be at the top of just about anyone’s list. What are the most popular browser and emailer? Simple: IE and Outlook, and by a pretty darned big margin.

If you’re using either of these in their default configurations and without any additional security protection from anti-virus products, firewalls, spam filters, etc., your computer is almost certainly not fully under your own control any longer.

At Datamation.

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