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Old 12-10-2005, 04:16 AM   #1
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LXer: Is Firefox the new target for hackers?


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Given that Firefox has already entered double-digit market share territory in just one year, grabbing users from Microsoft's Internet Explorer, is it logical that hackers will increasingly target Firefox with a whole host of exploits?<br><br> "Dig into the details of existing Firefox issues and you'll find threats that allow remote users to access and control your system, launch denial-of-service attacks, leave you vulnerable to phishing, and even spoof dialog boxes to trick you into performing unintended actions. These are similar to the issues that have put IE users at risk for years," writer Dan Dinicolo asserts in a new PC Magazine article.

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Old 12-10-2005, 09:34 AM   #2
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Old 12-10-2005, 12:37 PM   #3
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Well, I dont like firefox that much thats why I tend to use Mozilla Suite, but some people I know think that firefox will save there system, from anyway which is partly true, but you still need a good decent Anti-Virus (I am currently running Nod32) with that it will display a message box when i go onto a site with spyware or a self downloading virus, so I wonder what is the internet technogry coming too.
 
  


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