Security in new Opera browser fights phishing

Tuesday, 19 April 2005, 3:18 PM EST

Internet browser company Opera (Overview, Articles, Company) Software has added features for tighter security and the ability to surf the Web with voice commands in the latest version of its browser, Opera 8 for Windows and Linux, launched Tuesday.

Opera, in Oslo, sees the security issue as one it can leverage to carve into Microsoft's (Profile, Products, Articles) dominance of the browser market with its Internet Explorer. "We think that security is the reason why people would want to switch browsers," said Opera spokesman Eskil Sivertsen.

By Laura Rohde at InfoWorld.

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