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According to Secunia...

http://secunia.com/advisories/19873/





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If you have Firefox installed, it should push out 1.5.0.5 automatically when you start the browser in order to secure the issue. My home machine updated last night and my work PC did so this morning the first time I opened it up.
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I guess I'll just have to switch back to Netscape Communicator 4.77 ... That browser never gave me any problems back in the day, dagnabbit!





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This kind of thing will happen to any browser*. The best that we can say is that at least Firefox seems to be fixing their problems quickly.
Secunia reports, for example, that 21 of 105 vulnerabilities in IE6 remain unpatched, including one rated "Highly Critical" (lvl 4 out of 5).
With Firefox 1.x, 3 of 34 vulnerabilities are unpatched, with the highest being rated "Less Critical" (lvl 2 out of 5).

*Yes, I know that Secunia says that Opera 8.x has 0 of 15 vulnerabilities unpatched. But it's likely similar to the same reason that the Mac OS doesn't get viruses.



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I get more use out of Seamonkey than Firefox. Anyone else?



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In this vein, it's worth nothing the Macbook Air's battery is sealed into the computer. It's built into the device, same as in the iPod. Those frequent travelers on trios wouldn't be able to carry a spare battery to swap in with the other runs out.
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