I get this question from time to time. Which web browser is the safest to use and why?
As everyone knows Internet explorer is a well sought out target for hackers. Mostly because many hackers know the programming logic on how to compromise the browser with a malware virus.
Personally I recommend Mozlla firefox. What I like about the software first is that there are many programmers looking to see what the weakness is within the software. And most of the time an update happens as soon as you open the browser. Explorer on the other hand it takes a while to even get the updates to fix any patches that may be wrong with the software.
Mozilla firefox has a phishing feature that tells you when you do a keyword search if the site may have spyware or some type of virus. Which I feel is a nice feature especially when it comes to online security.
Anyway thats just my 2 cents on what browser to use. I'm not saying its the safest browser to use but its less of a target when it comes to hackers.