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Old 07-20-2004, 10:22 AM   #1
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Last week security forums reported a hole in the Mozilla browser that makes it possible for attackers to launch unauthorized applications or crash computers. Click http://secunia.com/advisories/12027/ to download a patch for this.

Just thought you Mozilla users would like to know.
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Old 07-20-2004, 11:40 AM   #2
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as mozilla becomes more popular more and more bugs are going to come out for it like IE
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Old 07-20-2004, 11:48 AM   #3
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got it already
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Old 07-20-2004, 12:19 PM   #4
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as mozilla becomes more popular more and more bugs are going to come out for it like IE
IE has had over 95% of the browser market share since 2002. Following the string of reported exploits and CERT'* public condemnation, IE'* market share dropped about 1 percentage point last month. That still left IE with a 94.74 percent market share on July 6.

It'* only logical that hackers and virus writers focus on IE, just as they focus on the Windows operating systems, because it gives them the largest target for their malicious wares. But if computer users take CERT'* recommendations to heart and switch to another browser, it'* likely that attackers will also switch targets and start digging out exploits for those browsers. After all, back in the 90s when Netscape had a large share of the browser market, we were always reading about exploits affecting it.
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Thanks for backup TW
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dumb question....is that for firefox too?
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Isnt mozilla a email client... I had it once on my computer, but was very unstable.
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Take that IE alternative that is over hyped!

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I like that Sol!
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