Are email clients secure? Tags: Internet Applications Browsers Thunderbird Email Apps Last response: November 15, 2011 10:29 AM in Applications Share Scarlet Spider November 7, 2011 2:43:03 PM Hello, i'm new here and i would like to ask a question. Are email clients like Thunderbird or IncrediMail more secure for handling you're sent/incoming emails or it's just the same thing as viewing them on the web through you're browser? Note: I know they have vulnerabilities too but i want to know if they have more or less then internet browsers. In my case, Opera. More about : email clients secure Pyree November 7, 2011 6:21:43 PM About the same. You have to retrieve the email from a server regardless of what method you browse your email, so hacking it will be the same. You get better redundancy and data protection because you keep an offline copy by downloading it into your local machine with the email client. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Email clients not connecting to imap servers Forum I find hard use of the computer. Other than web browsing and some active e-mail clients have nothing much to do, other but gam Forum How to secure a shared file in samba requiring clients to connect to the share w Forum How do you Secure Your Email? Forum E-mail clients free like windows mail ? Forum E-mail clients that work with windows 7 and yahoo Forum Email default clients? Forum Windows7 email clients Forum Email clients Forum Solvedhowto set up gmail as my default email client on Windows 7 Forum Could not send out secure email using e-cert Forum SolvedRecommend a Free or Low Cost Email Client? Forum SolvedConsolidate email/webmail accounts w/ email client eg. Thunderbird? Forum SolvedCisco "Iron Port C160 Email Security Appliance" Questions Forum Thin clients for security/torrents/Magicjack Forum Sharing and security tab missing in xp pro clients Forum email client needed Forum Email client with multiple email (session) Forum How to access email from one account I need to use a client for? Forum Checkpoint secure client ver r56 does it work with windows 7 Forum More resources Read discussions in other Applications categories Graphics Internet Applications Multimedia Office Security CAD Distributed Computing Drivers Enterprise Software Firmware Programming Photoshop Skype Wordpress !