Firefox: a safer option?

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A number of recent critical flaws discovered in Mozilla Firefox has raised doubt on whether the open-source web browser still can be considered a much safer alternative to Internet Explorer.

According to the latest SANS Institute Top 20 Internet Security Vulnerabilities, a rapid growth in critical Firefox vulnerabilities is listed as the No. 4 trend. Johannes Ullrich, chief research officer with SANS, said hackers are actively searching for vulnerabilities in Firefox and ...

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