Threat Level: green Handler on Duty: Johannes Ullrich

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Mozilla Firefox 2 officially released
As announced, the Mozilla Foundation released version 2.0 of their popular browser. Besides new features, this version includes some security fixes as well.

Phishing Protection will probably be the most valuable for average users. This feature, which is turned on by default, has a local blocklist that is updated hourly. This looks like a more reasonable approach on saving the bandwidth, but for those living on the edge there is also  the possibility of validating web sites through a third party service.

You can download new Mozilla Firefox off their web site, http://www.mozilla.com.

Bojan

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ISC Handler
Oct 25th 2006

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