Web Browser Group Test Socially-Engineered Malware Edition 1

Report Overview

Which web browser is the safest? Current trends show over 50% of malware infections occur via Internet download. During Q1 2009, NSS Labs performed the industry's first comprehensive test of web browser protection against socially engineered malware.

This report examines the ability of six different web browsers to protect users from this leading threat. The results are based upon empirically validated evidence gathered by NSS Labs during 12 days of 24x7 testing of more than 154,000 individual tests.

Tested Products

  1. Apple Safari v3
  2. Google Chrome 1.0.154
  3. Microsoft Internet Explorer v8 (RC1)
  4. Microsoft Internet Explorer v7
  5. Mozilla Firefox v3.07
  6. Opera 9.64
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