Another Report Finds Internet Explorer 8 To Be The Most Secure Web Browser
A web browsing security test that pitted Internet Explorer
8 against Firefox
3, Opera 10, Safari 4 and Google Chrome 4 came to the conclusion that Internet Explorer 8 is the most secure web browser, at least in the area that were tested by security research company NSS Labs. The report, which is available at the company’s website for download
was sponsored by Microsoft’s online security engineering team and later send to marketing after the results have been published.
The test analyzed the web browser’s phishing protection. Both Internet Explorer 8 and Firefox 3 (that is Firefox 3.0.11 and not Firefox 3.5) managed to score an average block rate of 83% and 80% during the 14 days of testing. Opera 10 managed to block 54%, Google Chrome 26% and Safari a whopping 2%.