A study was conducted by two Professors at University of Washington to determine which browser allowed for safer browsing. They tested a several different setups, between Firefox and IE.
Internet Explorer users can be as much as 21 times more likely to end up with a spyware-infected PC than people who go online with Mozilla’s Firefox browser, academic researchers from Microsoft’s backyard said in a recently published paper.
Google Safe Browsing for Firefox
Protect yourself from web pages that ask for your personal or financial information under false pretenses. This type of attack, known as phishing or spoofing, is becoming more sophisticated, widespread and dangerous. Google Safe Browsing is an extension to Firefox that alerts you if the web page is not legitimate. You can download the extension at the following address: