Microsoft Security Blog

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January, 2009

  • Brian Krebs Blog on ‘at Risk’ Chart Methodology

    I am a couple of articles into my series: Can Mozilla Support Claims of Firefox Being the Most Secure Web Browser? , and Can Mozilla Support Claims of Firefox Being the Most Secure Web Browser? (Part 2) In part 2, I probed Mozilla’s usage of an ‘at risk’ chart to claim that their customers were only exposed to unpatched vulnerabilities for nine days in 2006. With some quick research, I came up with enough vulnerabilities to show that Firefox users were vulnerable to unpatched security...
  • CIO.COM: Can Mozilla Support Their Security Claims?

    Mozilla bills Firefox as the most secure Web browser on the planet, but is it really? Follow along with this series and see if the claims hold up to close scrutiny. Today, I started a multi-part article series on cio.com (Security landing page: http://www.cio.com/topic/1419/Security ) probing Mozilla’s claims of security superiority. My plan is to post up a new article every few days probing aspects of claims they’ve made either on the Firefox security page or in some other public forum. As...