Perception: Case in Point

I love it when a good, real-life example falls right into your lap.

As you know from my recent posts, I’ve been doing a series of articles probing Mozilla and Firefox security claims.  I think I’ve been pretty open about why, but I always seem to get pushback around the idea that there might be some false perceptions out there that I want to push back on.

Well, yesterday, Ed Burnette posted a blog entry on his ZDnet blog titled Firefox 3.0.6 fixes 69 bugs, some critical.  This is of course getting the normal pro/con feedback, but check out TalkBack #5:

 

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This comment and the associated perception speaks exactly to the points I’ve been trying to address in my recent analysis of claims vs reality.

This comment says it so matter-of-factly: “It’s quite impossible for FF team to sit on browser issues…”, and yet, this is not true…

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Jeff Jones

Principal Cybersecurity Strategist

Jeff Jones a 27-year security industry professional that has spent the last decade at Microsoft working with enterprise CSOs and Microsoft's internal teams to drive practical and measurable security improvements into Microsoft products and services. Additionally, Jeff analyzes vulnerability trends Read more »