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Windows 7: Security Firm Claims Google Is Conspiring To Kill Off Firefox

16 Dec 2011   #1
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 
Security Firm Claims Google Is Conspiring To Kill Off Firefox

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Got your tin foil hats on? Good – you’ll need it for this. Earlier this week, Accuvant Labs released a study that named Chrome the most secure browser in all the land. Um, one problem: Google was the one that commissioned the study. But the story doesn’t end there! A couple of days ago, NSS Labs – an independent security research firm – released a report of its own, in which it dissected the flaws in Accuvant’s methodology and claimed that the Accuvant study was but a small portion of a wider plan by Google to effectively kill of Firefox. Oh snap!
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16 Dec 2011   #2
Petey7

Windows 7 Professional SP1 64-bit
 
 

A company paying another company to say that the first company's software is the best. Nothing new. It being part of a greater plan to destroy Mozilla Firefox seems a bit crazy. Honestly, I think that particular author sounds like a Firefox fanboy. Does Google want a larger market share? Of course. But I doubt they specifically want Firefox to fail more so than any other browser. Of course, I have not been a fan firefox for many years, so I might be biased.
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16 Dec 2011   #3
barbarossa2241

windows 7 home premium 64bit
 
 

Interesting.
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18 Dec 2011   #4
lehnerus2000

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 (64 bit), Linux Mint 17.1 MATE (64 bit)
 
 

NoScript lets you block "google-analytics".

I'm sure that Google wants that stopped.
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