Will Firefox's growing profile make it a target for attackers?

Tuesday, 22 February 2005, 3:49 PM EST

The (Fire)fox is out in the wild and the pests and predators are beginning to stir, enticed no doubt by the increased profile of the product and perhaps even emboldened by the hype that it is more secure than its rivals.

The Microsoft team and the pundits who have said all along that Internet Explorer is a target primarily due to its dominance in the market must be taking some consolation in seeing an increase in the number of known exploits affecting the Mozilla engine that powers the Firefox browser.

By Ric Shreves at LinuxInsider.

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