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HTTPS Everywhere - no substitute for common sense

http://www.brighthub.com

I personally applaud the initiative on a technical level, and if I was a Firefox user, I would install the extension in a heart beat. But, on a fundamental level, the extension will fail to make any real improvement in the security of the web for one simple reason – users are the biggest weakness in any security system, and there is no patch for users.

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Created by mcasperson 3 years 3 weeks ago – Made popular 3 years 3 weeks ago
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Encrypt the Web with HTTPS Everywhere

https://www.eff.org

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), in collaboration with the Tor Project, has launched an official 1.0 version of HTTPS Everywhere, a tool for the Firefox web browser that helps secure web browsing by encrypting connections to more than 1,000 websites.

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Created by lozz 3 years 4 weeks ago – Made popular 3 years 4 weeks ago
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It's official: IE users are dumb as a bag of hammers

http://www.theregister.co.uk

After measuring the IQs of exactly 101,326 users and correlating their scores with the browser they had used to access the test, "There was a clear indication ... that the subjects using any version of Internet Explorer ranked significantly lower on an average than others,"

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Mozilla Launches Firefox 4

http://blog.mozilla.com

Firefox 4 is the fastest Firefox yet. With dramatic speed and performance advancements across the board, Firefox is between two and six times faster than previous releases. Major enhancements to the JavaScript engine make everything from startup time to page load speed to graphics and JavaScript performance screaming fast in Firefox.

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Created by JRepin 3 years 23 weeks ago – Made popular 3 years 23 weeks ago
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Call for IceCat developers

http://www.fsf.org

The GNU Icecat project is a web browser built to deal with the influx of threats to freedom and privacy on the web from traps such as nonfree plugins and nonfree JavaScript.

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Firefox Four Isn't Going To Kick Ass - It's Already Kicking Ass!

http://madhatter.ca

Saw this article, and laughed. Firefox Four isn't going to kick ass, it's already kicking ass. I've been running Firefox Four Beta Eight for a while now, and I like it. No, it's not perfect. It's not meant to be perfect, it's a beta!

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Mozilla exec tells Microsoft, Google and Apple to 'stop being evil'

http://www.pcr-online.biz

A representative of Firefox web browser developer Mozilla, has criticised computing giants for ‘unwanted plug-ins’ installed by the companies into the Firefox browser. “Why do they think this is okay?

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Shocking: Did the W3C Sell Out to Microsoft?

http://www.tomshardware.com

It’s the official HTML5 test that praises IE9's HTML5 features. The W3C has spoken, the IE9 is the best HTML5 browser. But my question is: How credible can the test be, if you discredit it yourself and if you quietly change the results?

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News On The Default Applications In Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal

http://www.webupd8.org

Today is the last UDS-N day and a session about the default application selection in the upcoming Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal is ongoing. Here's what is being discussed:

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The Message of Firesheep: "Baaaad Websites, Implement Sitewide HTTPS Now!"

https://www.eff.org

Firesheep demonstrates a security flaw that the computer security community has been concerned about for years — that any network eavesdropper can take over another user's session (say, a login to a webmail or social networking account) just by sniffing packets and copying the victim's cookie

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Gravaj sekurigeldonoj: Firefox 3.6.12, 3.5.15; Thunderbird 3.1.6, 3.0.10; baldaŭ SeaMonkey 2.0.10

http://incubator.wikimedia.org

Mozilo eldonis korektaĵojn de gravega malsekuro en Fajrovulpo kaj Tondrobirdo, uzebla per JavaSkripto. Oni planas eldoni la korektaĵon por SeaMonkey hodiaŭ.

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State of Firefox 4.0 on GNU+Linux

http://www.tildehash.com

"So we've probably all seen the mock-ups for Firefox 4.0 by now, but has any of it been implemented? In the Windows version, yes. On the GNU+Linux version, partially. And it looks like it's going to stay that way. I'm going to show you what's different in the current development version (nightly 4.0b8pre) from 3.6."

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Firefox 4 gets fast

http://mybroadband.co.za

Mozilla adds hardware acceleration to its latest beta release. It's not entirely a surprise but Mozilla has included hardware acceleration in its latest beta release, beta 5. It's not a surprise because the previous beta had the capability built-in but it wasn't enabled.

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Firefox 4.0 Beta 5 Arrives

http://www.ghacks.net

As of this minute, the Mozilla servers are being filled with new Firefox 4.0 Beta 5 releases. The distribution has not been completed yet, and it is likely that it will take at least a few hours before the official announcement is being made over at the Mozilla website.

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Created by GTAGod 3 years 50 weeks ago – Made popular 3 years 50 weeks ago
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Start of feature cull for Firefox 4

http://www.h-online.com

Mozilla has confirmed that it has started culling features for version 4.0 of its open source Firefox web browser; the Account Manager feature - announced in April of this year - has now been dropped from the major browser update

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Created by zarkovic 3 years 50 weeks ago – Made popular 3 years 50 weeks ago
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