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NSS LabsIndependent research firm NSS Labs has implemented testing four popular browsers (Apple Safari 5, Google Chrome 21, Microsoft Internet Explorer 10 and Mozilla Firefox 15) for resistance to phishing attacks and published a report of the test results.

The experts noted that significant progress in the results, compared to the same test conducted in 2009. For the past three years, the average detection of threats has increased from 46% to 92%, and the average blocking malicious links decreased from 16.43 hours to 4.87 hours.

Testing was conducted over 10 days in the real phishing URLs to which appeared on the Internet. Tests are run every 6 hours, each time updating of malicious links. A total of 37 test runs.

All four tested browser showed excellent results, but Chrome 21 could barely ahead of the competition, although the difference is in the area of ​​statistical error, which is 2 percentage points. (more…)