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Safer, more secure browser -- Safari or Firefox?

by cnetstuph / February 1, 2014 6:50 AM PST

Would be interested to learn facts, and hear opinions/perspectives.

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Niether are safe.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 1, 2014 6:53 AM PST

That is, if we define safety as nothing can go wrong then both fail. I can not place examples here but you can try them out by google this -> Javascript bombs <-


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Neither !
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 1, 2014 6:57 AM PST
In reply to: Niether are safe.

At least on the Apple platform the worst these bombs do is crash the browser.

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OK so...
by cnetstuph / February 2, 2014 12:05 AM PST
In reply to: Niether are safe.

If neither, and with safety in mind, what browser do you recommend using on an iMAC?

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Safety. Once again neither.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 2, 2014 12:54 AM PST
In reply to: OK so...

If absolute safety as it no leaking of personal data or falling victim to a well engineered hoax then neither have an advantage.

I will part with what I use. I don't use browsers from the computer makers. They are mos likely to have their own agenda. So I use others that I can beef up with add ons like Web Of Trust and Adblock+.

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