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: ForumTS Client - How Secure ? ForumNo email on client computers ForumNO BUILT IN EMAIL CLIENT ?? HELP!! Forumsecure FTP client for Pocket PC/WinCE ForumCheckPoint Secure Client VPN ForumLooking to secure raid 0 config, please help! Also on MBR and GPT! ForumUnauthenticated DNS clients ForumT39m email client ForumLooking for a simple e-mail client program with SSL suppor.. ForumVPN clients attempting to register in DNS are being refused. ForumWindows XP Clients Not Registering in DNS ForumGP Logon Script Fails on Wireless XP Clients ForumCritical Updates - Are they necessary on clients behind fi.. ForumHow Secure is ".Local?" ForumSecure Data Removal ForumWhat is the difference between Extended and normal version of a software? ForumThere are 5168 items in my in box and 2260 items in sent items of outlook 2007. ForumWindows 8's secure boot ForumUNABLE TO SECURE MY FB FOR DAYS ForumHow to open outlook express email in windows 7 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 !