The Latest in IT Security

Firefox 8 Sees Security Fixes, New Add-On Interface


The Mozilla Foundation has released Firefox 8, the latest version of their web browser. This update notably fixes six security issues, three of which are critical. In addition, Firefox 8 adds a new interface for installing and removing add-ons. Users must clearly opt in to the installation of new add-ons, and will have clearer options about disabling add-ons when upgrading the program. While Firefox already has an Add-ons Manager, which offers this latter feature, the new interface will be a bit clearer for users who don’t access that tool.

Firefox users can update their version of the browser by choosing Firefox > About Firefox, then clicking on Check for Updates. You can also download a copy of the program here.

The Mozilla Foundation has also released an update for their Thunderbird e-mail client. This update fixes six security flaws, and can be downloaded here.

Leave a reply


FRIDAY, JULY 03, 2020

Mission-Critical Broadband – Why Governments Should Partner with Commercial Operators:
Many governments embrace mobile network operator (MNO) networks as ...

ARA at Scale: How to Choose a Solution That Grows With Your Needs:
Application release automation (ARA) tools enable best practices in...

The Multi-Model Database:
Part of the “new normal” where data and cloud applications are ...



Latest Comments