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Firefox, Netscape, Opera

by Sancho Panza / February 23, 2005 7:10 PM PST

Which is the most secure (or less insecure?)browser? Many push for FF and NS but few for Opera.

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It depends on. . .
by Coryphaeus / February 24, 2005 9:23 AM PST

what you read and who wrote it.

I've tried Netscape, Mozilla, and Firefox, but not Opera.

I'm still running IE6 on my two XP Home machines and my W98SE IBM web server. Then again, I have all the updates, run a current and up-to-date AV program, and watch where I serf, and who sets cookies. I also run the Spyware Suite from my site below. People who bad mouth IE and have trouble DO NOT follow safe surfing habits nor do they update.

Your choice.

I have never been infected or invaded.

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I think that Opera..
by chuck44 / February 24, 2005 1:38 PM PST

is as secure as Mozilla, or Firefox. I had it for a couple of years, and really liked it. Very configurable.
Only drawback is that the free version is AD supported. Not a big problem, except that you can get the other free browsers without any ads.
Probably why Opera is not as popular anymore, although it is still a very good, and fast browser, in my opinion.
You can check here for more info: http://www.opera.com/security/

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