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Yahoo Firefox toolbar reaches Mac and Linux

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Yahoo! has followed in Google's footsteps by making its toolbar available on three popular desktop operating systems. The availability of such applications on Firefox is further evidence of the growing importance of the open source browser.

Mozilla Releases Firefox-1.0.6

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Mozilla has released version 1.0.6 of Firefox. This release is a stability update and Mozilla recommends users to upgrade to this latest version.

Firefox, Thunderbird 1.06 and Mozilla 1.7.10 betas

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We are getting ready to release Firefox 1.0.6, Thunderbird 1.0.6, and Mozilla Suite 1.7.10 to address some API issues in the Firefox and Thunderbird 1.0.5 releases and we would like some help from our testing community.

Mozilla Updates Firefox to Fix Security Gaps

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The Mozilla Foundation updated the Firefox Web browser Tuesday in order to patch a series of security vulnerabilities, including widely publicized browser spoofing issue and a frame-injection issue.

Websites alienate Firefox users

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One in 10 websites fail to work properly on the open source Firefox web browser, a study shows.

Firefox Still Chipping Away at IE

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The Mozilla Foundation's Firefox managed to slightly increase its usage share in the Web browser market in May, as it continues to compete against the market's Goliath: Microsoft's Internet Explorer. More mainstream users are discovering the alternative browser.

Firefox Browser Adoption Rates Slow

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Mirroring a trend seen in the U.S., Europe's Firefox adoption rate appears to be slowing. Analysts point to several possible factors for the trend, including recent security flaws involving cross-site scripting and remote system access vulnerabilities. The flaws were rated as "extremely critical" by security company Secunia.

Next Gen Firefox In Beta Tests

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Mozilla moves to make sure IE7 has no chance of closing the gap. Fans of Firefox have reason to be jubilant today. The next generation of the phenomenally popular browser has entered beta testing.

Mozilla to ban Firefox derivative browsers

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Goodger's childish Netscape-bashing goes against the very spirit of the early Mozilla.org's mission, and if the Foundation doesn't want any other redistribution than the official Firefox browser, then they should change the licence wording to reflect that.

IBM backs Firefox in-house

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IBM is encouraging its employees to use Firefox, aiding the open-source Web browser's quest to chip away at Microsoft's Internet Explorer.

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Security: Uber Sued, Intel ‘Damage Control’, ZDNet FUD, and XFRM Privilege Escalation

  • Uber hit with 2 lawsuits over gigantic 2016 data breach
    In the 48 hours since the explosive revelations that Uber sustained a massive data breach in 2016, two separate proposed class-action lawsuits have been filed in different federal courts across California. The cases allege substantial negligence on Uber’s part: plaintiffs say the company failed to keep safe the data of the affected 50 million customers and 7 million drivers. Uber reportedly paid $100,000 to delete the stolen data and keep news of the breach quiet. On Tuesday, CEO Dara Khosrowshahi wrote: “None of this should have happened, and I will not make excuses for it.”
  • Intel Releases Linux-Compatible Tool For Confirming ME Vulnerabilities [Ed: ‘Damage control’ strategy is to make it look like just a bug.]
    While Intel ME security issues have been talked about for months, confirming fears that have been present about it for years, this week Intel published the SA-00086 security advisory following their own internal review of ME/TXE/SPS components. The impact is someone could crash or cause instability issues, load and execute arbitrary code outside the visibility of the user and operating system, and other possible issues.
  • Open source's big weak spot? Flawed libraries lurking in key apps [Ed: Linux basher Liam Tung entertains FUD firm Snyk and Microsoft because it suits the employer's agenda]
  • SSD Advisory – Linux Kernel XFRM Privilege Escalation

gThumb 3.6 GNOME Image Viewer Released with Better Wayland and HiDPI Support

gThumb, the open-source image viewer for the GNOME desktop environment, has been updated this week to version 3.6, a new stable branch that introduces numerous new features and improvements. gThumb 3.6 comes with better support for the next-generation Wayland display server as the built-in video player, color profiles, and application icon received Wayland support. The video player component received a "Loop" button to allow you to loop videos, and there's now support for HiDPI displays. The app also ships with a color picker, a new option to open files in full-screen, a zoom popover that offers different zoom commands and a zoom slider, support for double-click activation, faster image loading, aspect ratio filtering, and the ability to display the description of the color profile in the property view. Read more Also: Many Broadway HTML5 Backend Improvements Land In GTK4

ExTiX 18.0, 64bit, with Deepin Desktop 15.5 (made in China!) and Refracta Tools – Create your own ExTiX/Ubuntu/Deepin system in minutes!

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