Sichtlich sind die Security Leute von Microsoft hochbegehrt. Window Snyder, mitverantwortlich für die Sicherheits Verbesserungen bei Service Pack 2 für Windows XP und den Sicherheits Review bei Windows Server 2003 kümmert sich in Zukunft um verbesserte Sicherheit von FireFox
September 06, 2006, Robert McMillan
With hackers finding new and more sophisticated ways to compromise browser security, browser makers such as Mozilla need to keep pace, said Avivah Litan, an analyst at Gartner Inc. And as Mozilla has become more popular, security has become even more important, she said. "The attacks have really been targeted toward the 90% of the population using [Microsoft's Internet Explorer], but as their percentage of the browser population goes up, they have more need for [security]," she said.Mozilla's Firefox is now used by nearly 13% of Web surfers, according to Web analytics firm OneStat.com. IE has about 86% market share, the company estimates.At Microsoft, Snyder worked with both security consulting companies and Microsoft product teams, and one researcher gave high marks to Mozilla for the hire, saying it would help the Mozilla team focus more on security....