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Offline Clive

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Firefox 17.0 is out. The new version fixes an officially-listed 2365 bugs and covers six critical advisories. It also drops support for OS X Leopard and earlier.

http://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2012/11/21/firefox-17-arrives-2365-bugs-zapped-os-x-leopard-left-behind/?utm_source=Naked+Security+-+Sophos+List&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=7738d2990c-naked%252Bsecurity
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Re: Firefox 17 arrives - 2365 bugs zapped, OS X Leopard left behind
« Reply #1 on: November 21, 2012, 21:15 »
So, there were 2365 bugs in previous versions?   :o
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Re: Firefox 17 arrives - 2365 bugs zapped, OS X Leopard left behind
« Reply #2 on: November 21, 2012, 22:55 »
Just get over it Simon and download Chrome.  It's always up to date.
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Re: Firefox 17 arrives - 2365 bugs zapped, OS X Leopard left behind
« Reply #3 on: November 21, 2012, 23:09 »
;D
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Re: Firefox 17 arrives - 2365 bugs zapped, OS X Leopard left behind
« Reply #4 on: November 22, 2012, 10:25 »
You know you will have to do it sooner or later.   :devil:
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Re: Firefox 17 arrives - 2365 bugs zapped, OS X Leopard left behind
« Reply #5 on: November 22, 2012, 11:30 »
There will always be an alternative.  :)
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Re: Firefox 17 arrives - 2365 bugs zapped, OS X Leopard left behind
« Reply #6 on: November 22, 2012, 14:18 »
That's what you think!    :smirks:
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Re: Firefox 17 arrives - 2365 bugs zapped, OS X Leopard left behind
« Reply #7 on: November 22, 2012, 14:33 »
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Re: Firefox 17 arrives - 2365 bugs zapped, OS X Leopard left behind
« Reply #8 on: November 22, 2012, 15:15 »
Just get over it Simon and download Chrome.  It's always up to date.

ive thought about Chrome a few times and tried it again last week, still couldnt get used to it, BUT  tuesday this week a I did a full scan with Malwarebytes and it found a trojan... chromeupdate.crx

BYE BYE chrome

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Re: Firefox 17 arrives - 2365 bugs zapped, OS X Leopard left behind
« Reply #9 on: November 22, 2012, 15:25 »
Hmmm  dont know if its just me but the latest FF seems a tad quicker  :dunno:

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Re: Firefox 17 arrives - 2365 bugs zapped, OS X Leopard left behind
« Reply #10 on: November 22, 2012, 16:04 »
just noticed too that one of my Add ons is not compatible with v17.

Tab Mix Plus    doesnt work.   

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Re: Firefox 17 arrives - 2365 bugs zapped, OS X Leopard left behind
« Reply #11 on: November 22, 2012, 18:02 »
I don't think Mercurochrome is anything at all to do with Chrome.  It's actually a variant of Trojan:JS/Medfos.B
which you can read about here: http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/protect/forum/mse-protect_scanning/troubles-with-trojanjsmedfosb/8038e13d-032a-4b9f-86cf-15260f255a5e

The source of the infection is Java which must be deleted after which the real name of the virus will show up on your scan.  What it does is redirect your browser searches.
« Last Edit: November 22, 2012, 18:04 by Clive »
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