Web browser security
Challenges facing web browser security
The web browser has become one of the biggest challenges when contemplating computer and network security. This is because it is used daily and it’s a easy route for viruses, spyware and other malicious software to enter the computer. The general rule is the more popular the web browser you are using, the larger the security threat. This has let to people using browsers like Mozilla's Firefox which is seen as one of the most secure web browser available.
This is however creating a paradox where the more popular a web browser is getting the more security issues it will also face. The main challenge is to create a web browser that despite its popularity is also safe to use.
Research question: Web browser security