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I think the OP forgot one: the potential for a zero-day vulnerability that hits all current browsers, because they're all descended from a single ancestral code base, and a C++ one at that.

Doh! You are absolutely right, which is sad since I was using a mental model of invasive species when I wrote the post, and even pondered how some plant species do great, smothering and outcompeting the natives, until a fire comes through during their dry season and wipes them and their seeds out.

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