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 TS Client - How Secure ? Forum No email on client computers Forum NO BUILT IN EMAIL CLIENT ?? HELP!! Forum secure FTP client for Pocket PC/WinCE Forum CheckPoint Secure Client VPN Forum Looking to secure raid 0 config, please help! Also on MBR and GPT! Forum Unauthenticated DNS clients Forum T39m email client Forum Looking for a simple e-mail client program with SSL suppor.. Forum VPN clients attempting to register in DNS are being refused. Forum Windows XP Clients Not Registering in DNS Forum GP Logon Script Fails on Wireless XP Clients Forum Critical Updates - Are they necessary on clients behind fi.. Forum How Secure is ".Local?" Forum Secure Data Removal Forum What is the difference between Extended and normal version of a software? Forum There are 5168 items in my in box and 2260 items in sent items of outlook 2007. Forum Windows 8's secure boot Forum UNABLE TO SECURE MY FB FOR DAYS Forum How to open outlook express email in 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 !