• Mozilla already working on a Firefox 3 security fix

    The same day Firefox 3 was shipping, Tipping Point, a research organization for vulnerability analysis and discovery,  released an upcoming advisory (ZDI-CAN-349) about a new security vulnerability that could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code, affecting Firefox 2 and 3 in their Zero Day Initiative site. Following their own policies, Tipping Point has not

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  • Firefox 2 Tweaks: Adding online web feed readers, the easy way

    On a recent article I explained how to add online feed readers to Firefox 2 so you can subscribe to them with them. Forget about it. This article at franklinmint.fm explains a new Firefox 2 interface that allows the addition of content handlers (in this case, web feeds) with a single click. So here you

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  • New Firefox 2.0.0.11 update on its way

    A bug in just released Firefox 2.0.0.10 affecting an important <canvas> HTML element interface (.drawImage) has prompted Mozilla developers to rush a new update that fixes this bug that affects several web sites and extensions (FoxSaver, Fotofox) that rely on it to deliver the intended experience to their users. The bug has already been fixed

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  • Privacy, tabs and web content overhaul in Firefox 3.1 Beta 2

    Mozilla has released Firefox 3.1 Beta 2, the second development release of the first major update to Firefox 3, released about six months ago. Firefox 3.1 will bring several new features (most of them pulled back from Firefox 3), along with significant performance, usability, and web standards support improvements. Let’s see what’s in. Tabbed Browsing

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  • Firefox 2 Tweaks: Tab browsing

    One of the most active areas during Firefox 2 development was tab browsing. From tabs behavior to overflow handling there has been much improvement, but for some long time Firefox users some of them may be annoying, so here’s a set of tips for customizing tab browsing in Firefox. By default, when you close a

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