All four major browsers were exploited at this year’s Pwn2Own, but Firefox was the clear loser. Four different zero-days successfully took the browser out and allow hackers to completely take over a victims computer if they browsed to a malicious website.
Are all Internet browsers equally buggy?
Listen to episode 132 of our Security Slice podcast and hear Craig Young, Lamar Bailey, Tim Erlin and Tyler Reguly discuss Internet browser security tips, why it’s time to stop hating on Internet Explorer, and how security researchers choose their own browsers.
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- Security Slice: The Five Senses of Breach Detection
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