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Firefox Adds Improved Download Protection

03
Aug
2016
Firefox Adds Improved Download Protection

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Mozilla on Monday announced that download protection in Firefox 48 has been expanded to include potentially unwanted software and uncommon downloads.

Mozilla introduced download protection two years ago in Firefox 31 on Windows, then added it to Mac and Linux releases in Firefox 39. Designed to warn users when they were about to download harmful files, the feature is powered by the Google Safe Browsing API, and is meant to complement the already available warnings on potentially malicious websites.

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