Andy Ihnatko of Chicago Sun-Times Still Prefers Mozilla
Tuesday February 11th, 2003
Prognathous is back, this time with a link to an article at the Chicago Sun-Times entitled Mozilla still champ when it comes to stopping popups. In this report, columnist Andy Ihnatko goes in search of third-party enhancements to make Internet Explorer competitive with Mozilla and, to a lesser extent, Opera, Chimera and Safari. While Ihnatko largely succeeds in his mission, he concludes that he still likes Mozilla better.
#4 Re: Security comparison out of whack
Tuesday February 11th, 2003 11:34 PM
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> First of all, AFAIK, Mozilla has never had "such holes" as exist in Internet Explorer.
You should read <http://mozilla.org/projec…nown-vulnerabilities.html> more carefully. Search for "run arbitrary code". There's at least one more of taht type that I can think of that isn't even on that list (that's fixed; no idea about still-open ones).
> the Mozilla developers are much quicker to eliminate serious security issues.
Usually... but there are some privacy/maybe-security holes that have remained open for years now... See bug 69070, for example.