Re: [Full-Disclosure] IE is just as safe as FireFox

From: Martin Mkrtchian (dotsecure_at_gmail.com)
Date: 11/12/04

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    To: Todd Towles <toddtowles@brookshires.com>
    Date: Thu, 11 Nov 2004 17:03:53 -0800
    
    

    They should've at least released that statement after they fixed the
    IE FRAME vulnerability. 0 day exploit is in the wild and no fix for
    it, yet they claim its secure enough.

    If the programmers are as smart as the company press releasers, I can
    see why I.E. still sux.

    Martin

    On Thu, 11 Nov 2004 15:59:20 -0600, Todd Towles
    <toddtowles@brookshires.com> wrote:
    > Microsoft's security and mangement product manager (Ben English) says...
    >
    > At a security roundtable discussion in Sydney on Thursday, Ben English,
    > Microsoft's security and management product manager, told attendees that
    > IE undergoes "rigorous code reviews" and is no less secure than any
    > other browser.
    >
    > "Because IE is ubiquitous, you hear a lot more about it, but I don't
    > think that Internet Explorer is any less secure than any other browser
    > out there," English said.
    >
    > http://news.com.com/Microsoft+says+Firefox+not+a+threat+to+IE/2100-1032_
    > 3-5448719.html?part=dht&tag=ntop&tag=nl.e433
    >
    > Can anyone say IFRAME? Lol
    >
    > -Todd
    >
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