Avant Browser security issue?

  willo500 20:12 02 Dec 03
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Hi. I have read a few messages on here which are complimentary about the avant browser. I have recently downloaded this item and, although it doesn't seem to be quite as fast as Mozilla to me, have been favourably impressed.

However, my understanding of Avant is that it is more or less a souped up IE6 and I therefore wonder if the security flaws of IE6 which microsoft have attempted to eliminate with a series of patches and updates are still there and unfixed on avant.

This is the only reason (apart from the slightly slower performance than Mozilla ) that would prevent me from using this browser as my default.

  Diodorus Siculus 23:13 02 Dec 03

Avant is little more than a skin (an impressive one, mind you) on top of IE so is likely to suffer from the same flaws as IE. But for the most part, these flaws are pretty insignificant.

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