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#1 Posted on 9.5.05 1444.43
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    Originally posted by YahooNews
    Firefox has unpatched "extremely critical" security holes and exploit code is already circulating on the Net, security researchers have warned.

    The two unpatched flaws in the Mozilla browser could allow an attacker to take control of your system.

    A patch is expected shortly, but in the meantime users can protect themselves by switching off JavaScript.
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#2 Posted on 9.5.05 1606.46
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http://www.top-tech-news.com/news/story.xhtml?story_id=0210023DJVFF

A fix is on the way already, and Mozilla has added, "users who have not added sites to their "software whitelists" should not be at risk".

I still feel more secure with Firefox than IE...given their history of correcting flaws much quicker than Microsoft.
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#3 Posted on 12.5.05 1338.06
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    Originally posted by DJ FrostyFreeze
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Oh noes!!! Um...oh wait, it's software so it can indeed be hacked. BUT, the latest update (mozilla.org) is available for download.

I just hope everyone practices safe computing :)
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