Firefox's grassroots cure for Internet insecurity

Monday, 10 January 2005, 1:11 PM EST

There's a new challenger for the browser crown, offering security the champ can't match.

The nonprofit Mozilla Foundation, which hopes to address IE's inherent security flaws, oversees the development of the Mozilla browser. The group was founded in 2003 with financial support from AOL's Netscape division, but it relies on contributions of work and money from corporations and individuals. The group's project produced a faster, smaller browser: Firefox.

By Dennis O'Reilly and Scott Spanbauer at PC World.

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