Michael Barrett, PayPal’s chief information security officer, is reported in the press today as recommending that surfers use Internet Explorer, Firefox or even Opera in preference to Apple’s web browser, Safari.
Safari is the default web browser which ships on Apple Mac computers, laptops and even the iPhone, but a version for Windows was also unveiled to the world in June 2007.
Safari doesn’t command the same kind of marketshare as Microsoft Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox (the latter of which is also available in an Apple Mac version), but it’s likely that many Apple owners have stuck with the default web browser which shipped with their computers.
In PayPal’s opinion, Safari users are making a mistake. PayPal thinks that (at the moment at least)…
Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.
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