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Microsoft Edge Get Name in Most Secure Browser

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by Amelia Scott — 2 years ago in Security < 1 min. read
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In its title (where it also forecasts security trends for 2019), Edge includes a security score of 93.6 percent, projecting over (pun oh thus supposed) Chrome (87.9 percent) and Firefox (87 percent).

As it came to seeing phishing websites, Edge has been given a score of 98 percent, blocking access to phishing websites within days. Chrome and Firefox were able to find a rating of 96 percent.

It was also said that Edge cubes 89 percent of phishing sites instantly, 10 percent greater than Chrome, and 12 percent compared to Firefox.

“While browser blockers like Microsoft Smart Screen and Google Safe Browsing perform a fantastic job at discovering many phishing websites… most phishing websites are put up and removed in a matter of hours, not days, this implies many thousands of consumers aren’t meaningfully shielded by browser blockers,” the report asserts.

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Phishing usually becomes more common and more dangerous throughout the vacation season. Hackers and fraudsters understand that a lot of men and women seem to get gifts and proceed for a holiday during the winter months, and attempt to abuse it.

Based on current reports, large tech companies are impersonated frequently, so be cautious if you get an email from Facebook, Google or Apple.

Amelia Scott

Amelia is a content manager of The Next Tech. She also includes the characteristics of her log in a fun way so readers will know what to expect from her work.

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