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Since: 2.1.02
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#1 Posted on | Instant Rating: 4.95

    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 | Instant Rating: 5.83

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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Since: 7.7.02
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#3 Posted on | Instant Rating: 6.45
    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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THIS. Also, what operating system are you using? As Cubs suggested, put CCleaner and Malwarebytes on a thumb drive. Access an Administrator account using Safe Mode (without networking) and then run both programs. That should do the trick.
- Oliver, Cleaning my PC (2014)
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