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Firefox Releases Critical Patch Update to Stop Ongoing Zero-Day Attacks

Firefox Releases Critical Patch Update to Stop Ongoing Zero-Day Attacks

June 19, 2019Mohit Kumar
Important Update [21 June 2019] — Mozilla on Thursday released another update Firefox version 67.0.4 to patch a second zero-day vulnerabi...
Firefox 57 "Quantum" Released – 2x Faster Web Browser

Firefox 57 "Quantum" Released – 2x Faster Web Browser

November 14, 2017Mohit Kumar
It is time to give Firefox another chance. The Mozilla Foundation today announced the release of its much awaited Firefox 57 , aka Quan...
Firefox Zero-Day Exploit to Unmask Tor Users Released Online

Firefox Zero-Day Exploit to Unmask Tor Users Released Online

November 30, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Hackers are actively exploiting a zero-day vulnerability in Firefox to unmask Tor Browser users, similar to what the FBI exploited durin...
Firefox Browser vulnerable to Man-in-the-Middle Attack

Firefox Browser vulnerable to Man-in-the-Middle Attack

September 19, 2016Mohit Kumar
A critical vulnerability resides in the fully-patched version of the Mozilla's Firefox browser that could allow well-resourced attack...
New Bug in Bugzilla Software Could Expose Zero-Day Vulnerabilities

New Bug in Bugzilla Software Could Expose Zero-Day Vulnerabilities

September 18, 2015Swati Khandelwal
A Critical vulnerability discovered in Mozilla's popular Bugzilla bug-tracking software , used by hundreds of thousands of prominent...
Warning! Update Mozilla Firefox to Patch Critical File Stealing Vulnerability

Warning! Update Mozilla Firefox to Patch Critical File Stealing Vulnerability

August 07, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Earlier this week, Mozilla Security researcher Cody Crews discovered a malicious advertisement on a Russian news site that steals local...
Thousands of Mozilla Developers Emails and Password Exposed Accidentally

Thousands of Mozilla Developers Emails and Password Exposed Accidentally

August 04, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Mozilla on Friday notified users of its Mozilla Developer Network (MDN) that the company has accidentally exposed the e-mail addresses...
Firefox to block all plugins by Default in upcoming release, except Whitelist plugins

Firefox to block all plugins by Default in upcoming release, except Whitelist plugins

March 03, 2014Anonymous
The Mozilla Firefox web browser is used by roughly 30% of all Internet users and the company is seriously concerned about the Security o...
Firefox 16.0.2 available, Cross site scripting attack patched

Firefox 16.0.2 available, Cross site scripting attack patched

October 29, 2012Mohit Kumar
16.0.2 Firefox is now available for anyone who wants to try before anyone else. Mozilla address one serious vulnerability. According to the...
Firefox 17 Beta Released with Click-to-Play Plugins for blocking vulnerable Plugins

Firefox 17 Beta Released with Click-to-Play Plugins for blocking vulnerable Plugins

October 12, 2012Mohit Kumar
Last week, Mozilla announced it will prompt Firefox users on Windows with old versions of Adobe Reader, Adobe Flash, and Microsoft Silv...
Firefox 16 pulled just after release to address security vulnerabilities

Firefox 16 pulled just after release to address security vulnerabilities

October 11, 2012Mohit Kumar
The latest version of Mozilla's Firefox browser has been taken offline after a security vulnerability was discovered. Mozilla's ...
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