Firefox Bug Opens Browser to Hackers

    Date25 Jan 2008
    CategoryHacks/Cracks
    10960
    Posted ByBill Keys
    A new bug in Firefox could be used by attackers to scout out a system prior to mounting a more thorough assault, according to Mozilla's head of security.

    The flaw, said Window Snyder, Mozilla's chief security officer, is in the browser's chrome protocol - 'chrome' is the Firefox term for its user interface - as she responded to reports of the vulnerability and the public posting of a proof-of-concept exploit. What do you think about this latests Firefox bug?

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