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Chapter 5. Advanced Firefox > Safety and Security

5.4. Safety and Security

Perhaps the main reason folks are quitting IE in droves is that the browser is plagued with security issues. I'll make this short and simple: Firefox is more secure than IE out of the box, Firefox implements security features more intelligently than IE, and Firefox fixes security issues faster than IE. I'm not saying Firefox is perfect; I'm saying it's better. A lot better.

5.4.1. Hey! You're on a Secure Page!

Every web browser warns users if they are entering or leaving a secure, SSL-encrypted web page. Firefox is no different, as [click here] shows.


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