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Originally Posted by [Teh Root] View Post
Opera is 6th with 6% w00t! I don't go for Firefix, the problem being that it's fat, bloated, has Bazillions of unwanted Plugins and is very vulnerable. I'm sticking with Opera, sorry Mozilla.

im with you
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I have never had any problems with any browser, except for Internet Explorer. Three computers in my house have gotten many infections (I removed IE from them completely now) though IE, and its all we can use at school (but I have a modded firefox that works), and IE is slow as hell by comparison to...anything. I use Opera.
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I don't care if FF does have vulnerabilitys its still way better than using IE.
( saying that, anything is better than useing IE)
    
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post #84 of 91
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Originally Posted by Brutuz View Post
I want to know how they got their info (Cenzic, not TGD), for all we know they're using a Firefox with a crap load of plugins that they barely use and are poorly coded, causing bugs, etc.

well why didn't you say you wanted to know where they got their info from? it's easy..... read cenzic report

bet you never knew it was that easy and able to be done without all those cool assumptions :-)




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Originally Posted by neurolysis View Post
That said, also remember that just about nobody runs Firefox vanilla. I'm running BetterPrivacy, ABP and NoScript, and I'm not particularly security conscious (I'm lax at the best of times). If this isn't a matter of bias and blame, then if you are truly concerned about your security, you will take it into your own hands.

honestly quite a few run firefox without plugins. hell quite a few don't even know what a plugin is.
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post #85 of 91
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Originally Posted by Murderous Moppet View Post
I Chrome too.

Article and attached report is comparing things that shouldn't really be compared. IE and Safari which can go for months without an update, with it's vulnerabilities out in the open the entire time. This is being compared to Firefox, which may be riddled with security holes, but at least they get fixed promptly.
I agree with you
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well why didn't you say you wanted to know where they got their info from? it's easy..... read cenzic report

bet you never knew it was that easy and able to be done without all those cool assumptions :-)
I did read it, it didn't explain anything, all I saw were a few graphs saying that, but not how they tested, for example.
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post #87 of 91
I don't know if this has been brought up, but could it be possibly due to the fact that FF doesn't really force you to update much? There are probably people still using Firefox 2.0 since they haven't updated.

I think whatever has the market share will have the most vunerabilities though, it's kinda obvious. Would you bypass security on something 2 people use or 2,000,000,000 people use?
    
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Originally Posted by Peroxide View Post
I don't know if this has been brought up, but could it be possibly due to the fact that FF doesn't really force you to update much? There are probably people still using Firefox 2.0 since they haven't updated.

I think whatever has the market share will have the most vunerabilities though, it's kinda obvious. Would you bypass security on something 2 people use or 2,000,000,000 people use?
Except for the fact that Firefox users tend to have the latest version. There are probably a few people still with version 2, or 3, but Firefox users tend to be a very up-to-date userbase.
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Well, I just hope the Firefox does not get too depressed over its insecurities.
     
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atleast FF got those plugins and extensions
    
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