Internet Browsers

Popular Internet Browsers

The browsers listed below are the most popular Internet Browsers.  It lists what platforms the browser is available for. The list provides privacy details that each vendor has provided about using their browser.  It also provides the most current release version that is available.  The list provides a link to the CVE (Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures) for each browser.  One thing to note not all security issues are found in the CVE, additional ones may be listed by the vendor.

Apple Safari
Available for: Mac, iPhone and iPad
Privacy information: https://www.apple.com/legal/privacy/en-ww/
Latest version: 12.1.2 (macOS 10.12), 13.1.2 (macOS 10.13), 14.1.2 (macOS 10.14), 15.6.1 (macOS 10.15), 16.6.1 (macOS 11.x), 17.5 (macOS 12.x, 13.x, and 14.x)
CVE Security Details: https://www.cvedetails.com/product/2935/Apple-Safari.html?vendor_id=49
Safari Release Notes: https://developer.apple.com/documentation/safari-release-notes

Brave
Available for: Windows, Mac, Linux, iOS and Android – support for Windows 7 & 8.1 ends January 10, 2023
Privacy information: https://brave.com/privacy/
Latest version: 1.66.118
CVE Security Details: https://www.cvedetails.com/product/37508/Brave-Brave.html?vendor_id=16266
Brave Release Notes: https://brave.com/latest/

Google Chrome
Available for: Windows, Mac, Linux, iPhone and iPad, Android – support for Windows 7 & 8.1 ends February 7, 2023
Privacy information: https://www.google.com/chrome/browser/privacy/index.html
Latest version: 126.0.6478.57 126.0.6478.57(Mac)
CVE Security Details: https://www.cvedetails.com/product/15031/Google-Chrome.html?vendor_id=1224
Chrome Issues: https://bugs.chromium.org/
Chrome Release Notes: https://chromereleases.googleblog.com/search/label/Stable%20updates

New Microsoft Edge based on Chromium open-source code
Available for: Windows 7, 8, 10, Mac, iOS, Android – support for Windows 7 & 8.1 ends January 10, 2023
Privacy information: https://privacy.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-10-microsoft-edge-and-privacy
Latest version: 126.0.2592.56
Edge Release Notes: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/deployedge/microsoft-edge-relnote-stable-channel

Microsoft Edge – End of Life
Available for: Windows 10, iPhone, iPad, Android
Privacy information: https://privacy.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-10-microsoft-edge-and-privacy
Latest version: 11.0.19041.844 (May 2020 Update and October 2020 Update)
Microsoft removed Microsoft Edge in Windows 10 – April 13, 2021 updates

CVE Security Details: https://www.cvedetails.com/product/32367/Microsoft-Edge.html?vendor_id=26

Microsoft Internet Explorer – End of Life 6/15/2022, perm. disabled 2/14/2023, removal June 13, 2023
Available for: Windows
Privacy information: https://privacy.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-internet-explorer-9-privacy-statement
Latest version: 11.0.22621.819 for Windows 11 (22H2)
Latest version: 11.0.22000.1219 for Windows 11 (21H2)
Latest version: 11.0.19041.2251 for Windows 10 (21H1, 21H2 and 22H2)
Latest version: 11.0.9600.20671 for Windows 8.1
Latest version: 11.0.9600.20671 for Windows 7
CVE Security Details: https://www.cvedetails.com/product/9900/Microsoft-Internet-Explorer.html?vendor_id=26

Mozilla Firefox
Available for: Windows, Mac, Linux, iPhone and iPad, Android
Privacy information: https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/privacy/firefox/
Latest version: 127.0 and ESR 115.12.0  (linked to release notes)
Firefox 115.x ESR release will be supported until September 2024 for Windows 7, Windows 8, and macOS 10.12, 10.13, 10.14.

CVE Security Details: https://www.cvedetails.com/product/3264/Mozilla-Firefox.html?vendor_id=452
Security Advisories: https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/known-vulnerabilities/firefox/

Opera
Available for: Windows, Mac, Linux, iPhone and iPad, Android
Privacy information: http://www.opera.com/privacy
Latest version: 111.0.5168.25
CVE Security Details: https://www.cvedetails.com/product/15008/Opera-Opera-Browser.html?vendor_id=1961
Opera Release Notes: https://blogs.opera.com/desktop/

Vivaldi
Available for: Windows, Mac, Linux – support for Windows 7 & 8.1 ends January 10, 2023
Privacy information: https://vivaldi.com/privacy/browser/
Latest version: 6.7.3329.39
CVE Security Details: https://www.cvedetails.com/vendor/16424/Vivaldi.html
Vivaldi Release Notes: https://vivaldi.com/blog/desktop/updates/