Relating to this vendor:
And, this specific program:
Mozilla Firefox 10.x
|Tallboy||Firefox is always unsafe|
|14th Feb, 2012 14:53|
User Since: 14th Feb, 2012
System Score: N/A
I always use Secunia PSI,
However I do not agree any longer with safe or unsafe. Firefox is always unsafe. Why? Every other day we get a update/new version of Firefox. What happens? Always a great number of add-ons, plug-ins and extensions do not work anymore.
Norton is my securityprogram and websafety tool and others donít work anymore. It is always the same. I want Secunia to do something and say that Firefox is always a unsafe program, no matter what you do.
I don't want to receive any updates anymore from Firefox and I uninstalled Firefox. The program is worthless and I really can't understand that Secunia can say that this program is safe after a update/new version when essential security options/add-ons etc. do not work.
|mogs||RE: Firefox is always unsafe|
|14th Feb, 2012 16:11|
User Since: 22nd Apr 2009
System Score: 100%
All browsers seem to exhibit vulnerabilities at some time or another. Secunia is a valuable tool/instrument in helping users keep them as secure as is possible with links to available security updates.Thereafter it would seem more a matter of personal discernment...individual choices/browsing practices.....to assess/weigh up.....to determine how safe.( Secure Browsing feature, as yet, not fit for purpose in the latest psi version. )
For instance.......until recently I used Chrome Canary....unmonitored by psi....but updated almost every day....but the ever present prospect of crashes etc.......I have got no idea how safe one might feel in a Ferrari !! Or if they left it parked !!
As safe as one can be given the Vendor/version/support....I've never used Firefox but I wouldn't knock it....you may need it again some day ?
Thanks for your contribution....some stimulus to thought.......regards,
|wr||RE: Firefox is always unsafe|
|14th Feb, 2012 21:45|
User Since: 30th Mar 2008
System Score: 100%
I would agree with the OP if he/she were talking about Adobe products or JAVA(tm)-talk about unsafe-2 prime examples of that in these products in my opinion.YMMV
HP Pavilion Slimline s3020n
Windows Vista Home Premium SP2 32 bit
AMD 64 Athlon X2
Firefox 24.4.0 ESR
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