Mozilla security chief on Firefox improvements:

    Date25 Aug 2009
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    Posted ByAnthony Pell
    Mozilla's "human shield" Johnathan Nightingale discusses Firefox browser privacy and security issues at the recent Black Hat briefings in Las Vegas. Firefox, the open-source challenger to Microsoft's Internet Explorer, passed the 1-billion download mark on July 31. In Firefox 3.5 Mozilla improved JavaScript performance, added a new Private Browsing mode, native support for open video and audio, and Location Aware Browsing. In this interview with Information Security magazine's Michael Mimoso, Nightingale talks about the privacy mode, Mozilla's security processes and its automated patching process.

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