Security! Security! Security!
Posted Feb 26, 2012 21:35 UTC (Sun) by intgr
In reply to: Security! Security! Security!
Parent article: Tracking users
> For me, ditching Firefox for Chrome is all about security.
How about Chrome removing OCSP checks for certificates? Apparently Chrome developers think speed is more important than security.
> Running flash, or worse, Java on untrusted content with full $USER rights? Insane.
Chrome doesn't sandbox plugins either -- since plugins are third-party software and need to access resources that Chrome doesn't know about, such as Flash local storage, webcam and whatnot.
> Sandbox Firefox and, maybe, maybe, we'll come back.
Sadly project "Electrolysis" has been frozen for the time being since it requires major modifications to the core and would break most extensions.
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