I’ve always believed that Internet Explorer seems more vulnerable to attack primarily because it’s the most commonly used browser. If I’m writing a program to attack the most suckers, I’m going to target the browser most suckers use. Now that Firefox is growing in popularity, I’m certain it will quickly prove the following two things:

1. It is every bit as insecure as IE

2. Open source programmers will prove themselves no more responsive than Microsoft.

Slashdot links to an article detailing 3 new security problems affecting Mozilla on ALL PLATFORMS. While only the third issues seems really serious, I think this might be a sign of things to come. Comments from the peanut gallery?

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