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Firefox 2.0.0.12 Still Vulnerable to Hacks

Discussion in 'News' started by zekrahminator, Feb 11, 2008.

  1. zekrahminator

    zekrahminator McLovin

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    Just a few hours after Mozilla promised the public they were safe from hackers while using Firefox 2.0.0.12, a hacker went and found a way around the patch. The hacker, named Ronald van den Heetkamp, has this to say to the Firefox developer team.
    Ronald van den Heetkamp recommends installing the NoScript add-on, or simply using an alternative browser, until Mozilla fixes this bug.

    Source: Neowin.net
  2. Dangle New Member

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    I thought IE was the only browser vulnerable to hax. Guess Ravenas was wrong.
  3. Ravenas

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    What?
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    :laugh: the thumb-rule wins again, that if something is popular, it faces security vulnerabilities. Mozilla is faced with the same and from what I hear they're working harder (than MS) and are still falling short of the resources to quickly address security issues. Go Opera :cool:
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    Or Safari :)
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    Great...

    Ahh anyway I have NoScript!
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    i still waiting firefox 3.*:ohwell:
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    No one claimed Firefox is flawless, but they do address and fix security issues faster than most companies.
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    I can't hear Firefox fans. heheh....

    Are you there?

    [I use Firefox ATM but Opera is better]

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