> rja.carnegie@xxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> > Eik wrote:
> >> On Tue, 03 Jan 2006 16:48:48 -0000, Steve n Debs
> >> <someone@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >>> You have to wonder about the reliability of anyone that considers IE more
> >>> secre than Firefox
> >> Depends on how you look at it. Firefox has suffered from a far greater
> >> number of security holes since it launched than IE, hence seeing 8
> >> versions within the first year and another update days after 1.5 was
> >> launched. I seem to remember one of Mozilla's criticisms of IE was that
> >> fixes came in the form of patches, which made it less clear how safe the
> >> version you were using was. So they opted to release complete versions for
> >> every fix, however it seems there have been so many that in 1.5 they have
> >> switched to the MS method of offering patches.
> >> But generally speaking, I don't feel comfortable using IE on the open web.
> >> I would feel safer using Firefox, though Opera remains my browser of
> >> choice.
> > Don't feel too safe this week. Or any week, really... The open web is
> > Russian Roulette, even with Opera.
> So go get the WMF patch and put it on?
I don't feel quite ready to do that, even though Microsoft have looked
at one of apparently two independently written patches for this thing
and have written an answer that doesn't say "don't do it". So
basically I'm just sitting here feeling unsafe. But that's what I
By and by I may also unregister the "Microsoft Phisher and Hacks
Viewer", once I think I know what unregister means.