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If you’ve been questioning whether or not you’re using the right internet browser, the results from April’s contractor quick poll are finally in. Not surprisingly, if you prefer Chrome or Firefox, you’re part of the majority.
We are curious about those still choosing to use Internet Explorer, despite its age and lack of compatibility on so many newer websites. If you fall into that group, we’d love to hear your reasoning. Please leave them in the comments below.
There are a number of factors that play into a person’s preferred browser, including availability, user experience, security, compatibility. Other times it’s simply about branding and loyalty to a specific company like Google, Apple or Microsoft.
Although Google Chrome is reported to be the most-used browser around the world, we’re still curious to know about technology professionals’ preferred browser. That’s why we’re asking the question in this month’s Contractor Quick Poll.
Anybody who’s worked around technology knows to never let your guard down when it comes to IT security. Just when you think you’re safe, within a simple click, your computer or entire network could be hacked, putting everything on pause until things are back to normal.
Nobody wants to deal with this stress so we do everything we can be minimize vulnerabilities. An item we rarely think twice about is which browser we’re using. After all, if I’m using the most popular one, should it not also be the most secure? According to this infographic from WhoIsHostingThis, that would be a false assumption.
Keep scrolling to learn which internet browsers have the most vulnerabilities, how to take matters into your own hands and secure yourself in those browsers, and learn about less popular browsers that were build specifically for privacy.