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Mozilla adds 900 fixes and upgrades Firefox 3 beta

by Shanmuga

"Mozilla released the latest beta of Firefox 3, including some 900 bug fixes and highlighting for users that it is for testing purposes only. The release comes less than a week after Microsoft showed off the next version of its browser – Internet Explorer 8 – at its annual Mix show for developers.

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Mozilla releases Thunderbird 2.0.0.12

by Shanmuga

Mozilla’s Thunderbird 2 email application is updated to version 2.0.0.12 from 2.0.0.9, looks to be a bug fix release. It fixes 5 security issues among a host of other issues. Their official web log states that "The Gecko 1.8.1.x branch (Thunderbird 2.0.0.x series) will not include any groundbreaking features that Gecko 1.9 will bring, since

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Mozilla raises Firefox security bar

by Shanmuga

"Firefox 3.0′s new anti-malware blocker, a tool that prevents some malicious pages from loading, is the browser upgrade’s most important new security feature, Mozilla Corp.’s head of engineering said today.

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Firefox 3 beta 3 polishes rough edges

by Shanmuga

"Mozilla has announced the official release of the third Firefox 3 beta, which includes many user interface improvements and a handful of new features. Firefox 3 is rapidly approaching completion, and much of the work that remains to be done is primarily in the category of fit and finish. There will likely only be one

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Mozilla Dismisses New Firefox Flaw Warning

by Shanmuga

"Published reports of an information leakage vulnerability affecting fully patched versions of the open-source Firefox browser have been greatly exaggerated, according to Mozilla chief evangelist Mike Shaver.

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Mozilla patches 11 Firefox bugs

by Shanmuga

"Mozilla Corp. late yesterday patched Firefox to quash 11 bugs, including one from three weeks ago that posed a threat to users who had installed any of the more than 600 add-ons for the open-source browser. Firefox 2.0.0.12 fixed four vulnerabilities that Mozilla ranked "critical," one it pegged "high" and three each rated as "moderate"

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Mozilla confirms Firefox proof of concept information leak vulnerability

by Shanmuga

"Mozilla’s security chief Window Snyder has confirmed a proof of concept information leak flaw in Firefox–even fully patched versions. Snyder confirmed the issue in a blog post. The proof of concept vulnerability was highlighted by researcher Gerry Eisenhaur on Jan. 19. In a nutshell, Firefox leaks information that can allow an attacker to load any

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