Microsoft has suffered a major blow in its quest to popularize its newest browser Edge, which comes with Windows 10. Never mind the unrelenting Ads Microsoft is pushing onto us on multiple platforms on Windows 10; Ads that claim the Edge browser is ‘safer’ than Chrome and Firefox. But who determines that? Microsoft says NSS Labs reached that conclusion.
However, if the reports coming out of the Pwn2Own 2017 hacking event are anything to go by, Microsoft Edge is not the ‘safest’ browser you can use. Apparently, of all the browsers that were undergoing white hacks, Edge was the least secure and hackers were able to hack passed its security more times than any other browser.
Edge was hack not less than five times, while Google’s Chrome browser proved to be the most resilient as no hacker was able to hack it. According to Tom’s Hardware coverage reports, the Pwn2Own 2017 hacking event went down as follows: