A world-renowned information security expert states - the combination of Windows 7 andInternet Explorer 8 ensures the highest level of security
צ'Early Miller, for the benefit of those who are not involved in the field of information security, is a hacker whose name precedes him - in most cases his words are widely publicized as over the years his prophecies have largely come true. As part of his professional career, Miller participates (and has twice won) in thePwn2Own In which different groups of hackers compete against one another for finding loopholes Security In different browsers and operating systems.
CompetitionPwn2Own Will be held traditionally this year, in a few weeks, but interviews with prominent contenders have already begun to appear across the network. within The interview with Miller, He was asked an interesting question: What is the safest combination between operating system and browser? Miller's answer was almost unequivocal, and he believes that the combination of Microsoft's new operating system, Windows 7, to Google's Internet Explorer 8 or Chrome browser is the most difficult to hack by the hour. Miller explained his assertion that the fact thatWindows 7 does not install Java and Flash by default reduces its accessibility to potential hackers. In addition, the new system firewall provides pretty good protection for the average user.
On the other hand, on the browser issue, Miller disagreed - he listed Google's Internet Explorer 8 from Microsoft and Chrome as the most protected browsers for users, but for him the differences between them are not significant enough to determine unequivocally which browser is better. These are pretty surprising things, by the way The severe security breach Recently discovered in Internet Explorer (but Corrected after a short time).
Additional updates are expected towards the end of the month, when the competition will begin and with it will be more interesting news from the field.