Firefox Still Tops IE for Browser Security

“Mozilla is forthcoming about vulnerabilities,” Levy [of Symantec] said, whereas “it takes Microsoft far longer to acknowledge vulnerability.”

How much longer? “In the last reporting period, the second half of last year, Microsoft had acknowledged 13 vulnerabilities. We’ve now revised it to 31. The difference is that now Microsoft has acknowledged these vulnerabilities.”

That’s more than double the number of problems Microsoft started with.

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“Mozilla is forthcoming about vulnerabilities,” Levy [of Symantec] said, whereas “it takes Microsoft far longer to acknowledge vulnerability.”

How much longer? “In the last reporting period, the second half of last year, Microsoft had acknowledged 13 vulnerabilities. We’ve now revised it to 31. The difference is that now Microsoft has acknowledged these vulnerabilities.”

That’s more than double the number of problems Microsoft started with.

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