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Mozilla Admits Firefox Exploit Caused By Firefox

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  1. HellasVagabond New Member

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    Mozilla Admits Firefox Exploit Caused By IE

    Almost three weeks ago Mozilla developers issued a statement indicating that the whole Firefox-Internet Explorer exploit was caused by Internet Explorer which could trick Firefox into executing arbitrary JavaScript code. This morning, Mozilla security chief Window Snyder had to issue a retraction stating Firefox could just as easily trick Firefox into doing the same thing.

    Source: Mozilla
     
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    Oh well, they're quick to fix it and Firefox has always been a solid alternative to Internet Exploder.. err... Explorer. *cough* I have no grudge with Mozilla because of this.
     
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    Alls I gotta say is, booya to all teh MS haters from teh other thread.
     
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    Aww did the average browser finally have to admit it's wrong?

    Ah, just get Opera, then you'll have no problems.
     
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    Well much like Cisco which blamed Apple for the mess at Duke Uni , Mozilla rushed to blame Microsoft....In both cases the allegations boomeranged back....People never learn.
     
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    If Opera goes Opensource.. I'll consider it.
     
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    Well that's a pretty close-minded view....it's free, it's faster, more stable, uses less memory and more secure....but it's not open-source...so that makes it bad?....
     
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    Hmm.. slightly faster page loads, only decently better hard start if I don't choose to load Firefox resources on startup. I've used Opera version 8 and 9, and I don't like the GUI and I simply prefer software that is community development oriented.

    I don't recall bashing your browser here recently? Or did I miss something?
     
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    Opera is a great browser. Speedy and quick and what not. Its not popularly supported by high security websites though.


    Firefox will fix the problem with the quickness
     
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    I was not bashing your browser, what I didn't like was that you said "If Opera goes open-source..I'll consider it" as if to say that anything that isn't Open-Source is bad and evil. You didn't elaborate and hence it came off like you were bashing everything that wasn't open-source.

    However, you have elaborated and I apologise if I came off harshly :)
     
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    Sorry for the miss communication then...

    lol, and if I'd only use open source I wouldn't be doing much gaming anymore. Now there's a scary thought. *hugs battlefield 2 box* :p
     
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    Hmmm....open-source gaming....

    *level 1 complete* *please write level 2* :laugh:
     

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