Mozilla More Secure Than Microsoft Outlook: French Army

The French government is shifting to other open source software such as Linux instead of Windows and OpenOffice instead of Microsoft Office.

The French military is now using the Thunderbird client on over 80,000 computers as it finds Mozilla’s latest email client more secure than Microsoft Outlook. The department found Mozilla’s open source design permitted France to build extensions for security, while Microsoft’s proprietary software allowed no extensions to be made.

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