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Acoo Browser: Privacy Internet Browsers

Hi all;
I was looking for a browser dedicated to surfing the Internet and also to removing my tracks and vulnerabilities, as far as possibile, to viruses, criminals and so on. . I stumbled upon Acoo browser, and I wonder: does anyone use it? Did you find it was safe to surf with and to remove tracks and vulerabilities? What was good and what was bad, please.
Thanks a lot, and looking forward to hearing from you all. Best to you! Here is Acoo browser:

Acoo Browser, a tabbed browser with popup blocker, Ad filter, cleaner, site group and web search.
www.acoobrowser.com/ - 23k - Cached - Similar pages - Note this

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It's just like Avant Browser...

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In fact, their website even follows the same layout of Avant Browser's website two years ago.

In short, it's still Internet Explorer, so if there's a flaw in IE there's a flaw in Avant Browser, Acoo Browser, etc. It does not remove vulnerabilities. It does not prevent your computer from being infected by viruses. It does not block criminals. And IE already lets you 'erase your tracks,' with IE7 making it easier to do.

It does provide additional ad blocking, mouse gestures, and some other nice features, but it's merely a copy of Avant Browser and nothing you cannot have using Firefox, Opera, or even Internet Explorer with the right add-ons/extensions.

John

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Acoo browser: Wilkinson

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Dear John Wilkinson;
Thank you very much. I DID go into tools in Firefox and tested every toggle and switch after your statement. It was almost scary: I did block images and other things and knocked out my Gmail as a result. Not to fear, they came right back!
I appreciate your kind letter and will keep myself posted on Firefox. Bye the way, is there is really good tutorial or site concerning Firefox plug-ins and scripts, and supplementing Firefox?
MY CONCERN IS CONVENIENCE AND SECURITY COMBINED. If you can: Advise. In the mean time, again, thanks a lot.

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As far as security is concerned

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then you should not just be looking at browsers, but at computer security. A browser, (any browser), will only be as secure from virus and spyware attack as the anti-malware utilities you use to prevent your computer from such attacks. Whilst IE is more prone to such attacks because of its popularity, all browsers will be susceptible if the system is unprotected.

Because of that, you should obtain utilities to tackle the different threats;

1] Hacking - Install a firewall. There are many good free ones available. One only, as more than one may cause conflicts.

2] Viruses - Install an anti-virus utility and make sure it runs in the background, and its virus definitions are updated regularly, eg, daily or so. Many good free ones available, and again, only one.

3] Spyware - Install two or more anti-spyware utilities. They should all be updated regularly, although daily may not be required. Only one should run in the background and the others used as double check, manual scanning, every so often.

Our Spyware, viruses and security forum has a Sticky post that will help you with the right choices.

Mark

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Let me be blunt. No added privacy on this one.

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Again I must be brutal here. This one has all the quirks, bugs and leaks plus it could have more than Internet Explorer.

Do not use this one if privacy is concerned.
Bob

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