Security Features of Firefox 3


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Security Features of Firefox 3

Lets take a look at the security features of Firefox 3. Since its release, I have been testing it out to see how the new security enhancements work and help in increase user browsing security. One of the exciting improvements for me was how Firefox handles SSL secured web sites while browsing the Internet. There are also many other security features that this article will look at. For example, improved plugin and addon security.



Bill Keys


Warning users of potential harmful websites while surfing the Internet is an important security feature of a web browser. Being able to clearly warn the user without being a computer expert is one of the problems Firefox tried to solve with Firefox 3.0. They have two features that do this: Google-powered Malware Protection and a feature called

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