Firefox nieuws 23 juni 2006

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Het was even stil, maar er is weer een hele hoop Firefox nieuws beschikbaar. Even verder lezen dus.

Mandriva Linux 2007 Alpha Screenshot Tour
OSDir - USA
... The new release ships with kernel 2.6.16.20 and includes glibc 2.4, X.Org 7.1, KDE 3.5.3, GNOME 2.15, OpenOffice.org 2.0.2, Firefox 1.5.0.4 and many other open ...

Finding your inner Sven with Opera 9
iTWire - Australia
... my web designing brethren, most of whom swear on a daily basis about the extra cost and time it takes to make a CSS layout work in both IE and Firefox. ...

Top Vulnerable Apps List Includes Sun JRE, Firefox & Skype
SDA Asia Magazine - Singapore
Bit9 has compiled a list of the top 15 applications with known vulnerabilities. Often running outside of IT’s knowledge or control ...
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Firefox tops 'critical' list
p2pnet.net - Ontario,Canada
p2p news / p2pnet: Firefox, iTunes & QuickTime, Skype, Adobe Acrobat Reader and Sun Java Run-Time have the dubious distinction of being the Top Five in Bit9's ...

Vendor warns on vulnerable apps
NetworkWorld.com - Southborough,MA,USA
... The five applications that top Bit9’s compiled list include Mozilla Firefox 1.0.7, Apple iTunes 6.02 and QuickTime 7.0.3, Skype 1.4, Adobe Acrobat 7.04/6.03 ...
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Firefox, iTunes, Skype top most dangerous list
iT News - Australia
Firefox, iTunes, and Skype were the top three applications in a list of 15 with the most security vulnerabilities, a security company said this week. ...
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Key Microsoft exec leaves the company
Blogging Stocks - USA
... Yet, Microsoft seems to be developing live.com for a Internet Explorer-only audience, as I still cannot access the site in its entirety from Mozilla Firefox 1.5 ...
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Maxthon: China's hip browser
ZDNet - USA
... In the last year, Firefox, Netscape's legacy, made inroads on IE's dominance, drawing more than 130 million downloads in less than two years. ...
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Opera brings home the browser battle
Seattle Post Intelligencer - USA
... In that regard, the Firefox browser has made more headway the past two years. ... "We have seen how Firefox has managed to grow in a very short time. ...
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Interview with IE Lead Program Manager
Slashdot - USA
... design decisions in IE. ..that page looks a lot better in Firefox. Why was there no development on IE for several years? If you were ...

Firefox, iTunes, Skype Top Most Dangerous List
CRN - Manhasset,NY,USA
Firefox, iTunes, and Skype were the top 3 applications in a list of 15 with the most security vulnerabilities, a Cambridge, Mass.-based security company said ...

Unauthorized apps bigger threat than malware
Register - London,England,UK
Mozilla’s Firefox 1.0.7 has taken top spot in a list of vulnerable applications likely to be lurking in corporate IT systems released by Bit9. ...
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Phishing with Rachna Dhamija
Register - London,England,UK
... For example, one regular Firefox user told me that he thought the yellow background in the address bar was an aesthetic design choice of the website designer ...

Sophos : Trojan horse probes defenses of internet bankers using ...
noticias.info - Spain
... and spam analysis centers, have warned of an attempt by hackers to probe the defenses of internet bankers by exploiting flaws in Internet Explorer and Firefox. ...

Firefox fanbase reaches new high
OS Opinion - USA
by HarryRider on Jun 20, 2006 - 10:11 AM. Ok, here's a PERFECT example of the "market share" term being used in place of the correct "install base" term. ...

Opera, Dressed to the Nines
Wired News - USA
... Opera 9's competition, Microsoft's Internet Explorer and Mozilla's Firefox, are still in test phases with final versions due out later this year. ...
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AVID: A Trend In Motion; Firefox Rocks; IT Without Gates
IT Directors - USA
... Apple, Firefox and Linux, for example, boost the numbers. ... I expect it to take at least 20. Last week I mentioned that I had upgraded Firefox to version 1.5. ...

When AJAX Happens to Old Browsers
SYS-CON Media - Montvale,NJ,USA
... Essential functionality dictates that the submit button works regardless of whether the user is using Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari, Lynx, or a screen ...

Mozilla Drops Firefox Support for Windows 98 and Me
SysAdmin.it - Italy
It was announced today that Firefox will no longer support Windows 98 and Me. The change, which comes about in version 2.0, follows ...

How I Blog: Keith D. Souza
Blog Herald - Bunbury,Australia
... I blog from topics ranging from Google to Firefox and Microsoft and about the latest Web2.0 technology to be released everyday. ...

Printing folder listing is tricky
Kansas.com - KS,USA
... I sure liked it better when a link would automatically open my Firefox browser. Any idea what could be going on? ... Open Firefox and go to Tools . . . Options . . ...

Ray in Charge
ZDNet - USA
... Right now I'm running five tabs of Firefox, an ftp program, Audacity, iTunes, AIM, Skype, and Finder. Fire up Word? No thanks, when ...

Master Firefox's Hidden Configuration Tools
PC World - USA
I often write that the Mozilla Foundation's Firefox browser does thus and such, or doesn't do this or that other thing. What I mean ...

Simple site design service bows
Macworld UK - UK
... sites for the World Cup and for Celtic FC fans. Safari isn't yet supported by the service, though Firefox on a Mac is supported.

Open source Microsoft's nemesis
National Post - Canada
... free. And Mozilla offers Firefox (a Web browser) and Thunderbird (an e-mail program), which are also free and easy to download. ...
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Review: Roboform Pass2Go Portable Password Manager
NewsFactor Network - Woodland Hills,CA,USA
... Pass2Go runs like a top with Internet Explorer, but getting it to work with Firefox takes a little extra effort, as you must run Firefox from the USB device ...

Google develops browser sync tool for Firefox
Computerworld New Zealand - Auckland,New Zealand
In a boost to Mozilla, Google has created a tool that lets users synchronise the settings of their Firefox browsers across multiple computers. ...

Flock to The Social User's Browser
InternetNews.com - USA
Yes, says Flock, whose eponymous browser has been called "Firefox with some extensions" by critics. First introduced last October ...
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Firefox for Dummies
Tacoma Daily News - Tacoma,WA,USA
... Ross co-founded the Firefox project and also co-founded SpreadFirefox.com. ... Ross is currently author of the new book Firefox for Dummies. ...

Check out these GREAT PC tools
Rediff - India
... Our keyboard, for instance, is set to launch Firefox from almost any key. Using the trio on the office environment felt a bit tricky initially. ...

Spyware scene sets its sights on Firefox users
Heise Online - Hannover,Germany
... What is interesting about it is that the masked JavaScript code on the web page contains a browser switch which slips Mozilla/Firefox...
users a loophole exploit

Google's Firefox "Browser Sync" is quite innovative
Blogging Stocks - USA
With Google and the Mozilla Foundation -- who makes the popular Firefox web browser -- being best buddies, Google has bypassed the 85%-plus marketshare of ...
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Yahoo! readies customized Microsoft Internet Explorer
Blogging Stocks - USA
... properties -- the web browser. With Microsoft owing that market, and with the Google-Firefox alliance, Yahoo! needs all the tools ...
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Google Browser Sync for Firefox
Computeractive - London,UK
Windows has the same function through Google's Browser Sync, which is now available for the popular Mozilla Firefox web browser. ...
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Firefox 3.0 won't support Windows 98/Me
Geek.com - USA
Mozilla, the company behind the popular Internet Explorer alternative Firefox, has announced that, starting with Firefox v3.0, there will not be any support in ...

Goooooaaaaaal. Google Joins Nike and Mozilla for Soccer Fix
InternetNews.com - USA
... Google and Mozilla have officially released a new browser extension for the Mozilla Firefox 1.5.x browser that directly links the browser with the Joga.com ...

Jux2 Meta Search Engine Adds MSN Results and Firefox Extension
Search Engine Journal - USA
... major search engines, has announced the launch of several new search enhancements such as the inclusion of MSN search results and a Firefox extension that ...

Browser Tools Aim to Warn Surfers of Spyware, Spam
Slashdot - USA
... 07:17PM. Google Safe Browsing [google.com] is a Firefox extension freely provided by google which warns of some dodgy sites. The ...

Firefox Debuts In World Cup
WebProNews - Lexington,KY,USA
Juan's Firefox browser is decked out in his national colors and fills him in each time his team scores a GOOOOOOAAALLL! Mozilla ...

Flock releases 0.7 beta
tuaw.com - Santa Monica,CA,USA
Finally, after months of small alpha version bumps, Flock, the social web browser based on Firefox, has unleashed a 0.7 beta with a whole slew of updates ...

Microsoft AJAX framework forges ahead in spite of difficulties
TMCnet - USA
... room of about 200 people, Prosise said current plans call for Atlas to support several browsers: Internet Explorer 5 and higher, Mozilla Firefox, and Safari. ...
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Web users warned against using IE7
Web User - London,UK
... If people are looking for an alternative to the current version of Internet Explorer they might want to consider the latest shipping version of Mozilla Firefox ...
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A Firefox in a software hen house
Crain's Cleveland Business - Cleveland,OH,USA
... companies, big and small, have failed to deliver on the promise to make life easier for users, said the 21-year-old inventor of the Firefox Internet browser ...

Yahoo! launches a custom version of Internet Explorer 7 Beta 2 for ...
TechWhack - New Delhi,Delhi,India
... s Internet Explorer Administration Kit to customize IE 7. This might be their way to take on Google’s collaboration with Mozilla Firefox...
browser and Microsoft

How to block those prying eyes online
eBCVG - USA
... Rewrite your history. Whether you use Internet Explorer, Firefox or Safari, your browser keeps track of recent sites you’ve visited. ...
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AJAX Developers Tell Microsoft IE Is Not Enough
eWeek - Woburn,MA,USA
... Most members in the audience said they needed to support IE and Firefox, and a large number said they also needed to be able to support the Safari and Mozilla ...
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Mozilla to drop support for Windows 98 OS with Firefox 3.0
TechWhack - New Delhi,Delhi,India
Mozilla Foundation is yet to release the Firefox 2 edition but the work is already going on the next edition of the Firefox web browser. ...

JavaScript Yamann worm targets Yahoo! email users
IRISHDEV.com - Dublin,Ireland
... As such, it is not comparable to security vulnerabilities that have been found in the past in web browsers such as Internet Explorer and Firefox. ...

Yahoo takes aim at Google with customised IE 7
VNUNet.com - UK
... It offers fewer features than the current Yahoo Toolbar for IE 6, and its much-vaunted tabbed browsing is already available in Mozilla's Firefox. ...
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Firefox 3.0 will not support Windows 98, Windows ME
Ars Technica - Boston,MA,USA
Mozilla has announced that it will no longer support Windows 98 and Windows ME once Firefox 3.0 is released in 2007. According to ...
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Firefox tabbed browsing question
Atomic - Australia
I finally updated my Firefox to 1.5.0.4 and I've got a problem. I've had a lot of extension installed and uninstalled over time ...

ADSL2+ modem megatest: we tested 23 modems at 1KM, 3.5KM and 6KM ...
Australian Personal Computer - Sydney,Australia
... Google has just given the world the best reason to use Firefox yet: a “Browser Sync” extension that synchronises your bookmarks, cookies, passwords ...
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Firefox Market Share: On the Rise Again?
PC World - USA
What percentage of Internet users are Firefox users? There's no easy way to answer that question, since so much depends on how you do the math. ...
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AOL Tests Webmail Enhancements
PC World - USA
... When composing messages, users of Mozilla's Firefox browser and AOL's own Netscape browser will find new options for formatting text. ...
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Google Browser Sync: Two steps away from besting Yahoo's del.icio. ...
ZDNet - USA
... It's pretty simple. First, it only works with Firefox 1.5 and up. ... Google adds an extra layer of security by forcing you to assign a PIN to your Firefox data. ...
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Firefox Update for SuSE 10
Builder.com - USA
Since Firefox 1.5 is available for Linux, I'd like to update the SuSE installation, but the SuSE updater doesn't seem to know there is a newer version of ...

Google Browser Sync adds powerful tools to Firefox
Pocket-lint.co.uk - UK
12 June 2006 - In the midst of all the furor over its new Spreadsheet tool, Google has released an extension for Firefox called Google Browser Sync. ...
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Revamping the Web Browser
MIT Technology Review - Cambridge,MA,USA
... Browster, for example, offers a free add-on for Internet Explorer and the Mozilla Foundation's open-source Firefox browser that's a simpler alternative to ...
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Yahoo launches customized IE 7 beta
ZDNet - USA
The lines are being drawn in the search wars, with Yahoo and Microsoft squaring off against Firefox and Google. Yahoo has launched ...
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Firefox To Drop Support For Windows 98, Me
InformationWeek - Manhasset,NY,USA
Mozilla will drop support for the nearly obsolete operating systems when it releases Firefox 3.0 in 2007. Some users criticized the decision. Mozilla Corp. ...

"Incremental Blogger" Offers Tablet PC Users Ink for Firefox Plug ...
Tablet PC Reviews - USA
Tablet PC users who are looking for ink functionality in the Mozilla Firefox browser are sure to dig trying out an "alpha" ink plug-in. ...

TITLE: Gentoo update for firefox
SecuObs - France
DESCRIPTION: Gentoo has issued an update for firefox. ... Mozilla Firefox binary users: Update to "www-client/mozilla-firefox-bin-1.5.0.4" or later. ...

American Daily Status
American Daily - Stow,OH,USA
... 3) As most folks use Internet Explorer(IE), I must test the visual effects for AD in IE and then try for a reasonable effect in FireFox, Mozilla and Oprea. ...
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Rational’s ‘gated communities’ will grow and connect
Computerworld New Zealand - Auckland,New Zealand
... Developers, testers and project managers spread across the world, and working on a voluntary basis, collaborated to create the Firefox web browser. ...

Ubuntu Security Notice - firefox vulnerabilities (USN-296-1)
Help Net Security - Croatia
===== Ubuntu Security Notice USN-296-1 June 09, 2006 firefox vulnerabilities CVE-2006-2775, CVE-2006-2776 ...

Google Browser Sync For Firefox
Search Engine Watch - USA
Google announced a new Firefox plugin named Google Browser Sync. The Firefox extension allows you to "synchronizes your browser ...

New vulnerability affects Internet Explorer, Firefox, Mozilla, and ...
Ars Technica - Boston,MA,USA
A new vulnerability has been discovered that affects Internet Explorer, Firefox, Mozilla, and SeaMonkey. The problem is exploited ...

Firefox Ad on ZoomBlast
HTML FixIT - Grand Rapids,MI,USA
To stop automatic comment spamming programs, we now use an image authentication system to prevent non human posting. Please type ...

Google releases browser sync for Firefox
Inquirer - Harrow,Middlesex,UK
SEARCH OUTFIT Google has released a tool that will save all your Firefox bookmarks and settings on a little server it has at its head office. ...
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Three 3D Web Browsers Reviewed
Slashdot - USA
... While none of them are going to put Firefox or IE out of business any time soon, they're fun to play with and give a new slant to the Web." From the article ...

Security Bytes: Man charged with stealing, selling VoIP service
SearchSecurity.com - Needham,MA,USA
... Both Internet Explorer and Firefox are vulnerable to a JavaScript flaw attackers could exploit to compromise people's personal data. ...
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Google releases "Browser Sync" Firefox extension
TechSpot - USA
... Google has come up with a much more elegant idea, and has released Google Browser Sync, specifically designed for the Firefox...
browser.

Drop Windows 9x/ME Support For Firefox 2
MozillaZine - USA
There seems to still be ongoing discussion about the fact that the versions of Firefox 3 released by the Mozilla Project in 2007 will not support the Windows ...

Google Firefox Sync tool a winner
iTWire - Australia
... This new application, called Google Browser Sync (no prizes for guessing which browser Google prefers), will be particularly useful for Firefox users who work ...
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JavaScript Flaw Affects Mozilla, IE
BetaNews - USA
... To date, no known exploits of the flaw have been reported. The vulnerability is known to exist on Firefox, Mozilla, Netscape, and Internet Explorer. ...
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Founders leaving OSU Open Source Lab
Corvallis Gazette Times - Corvallis,OR,USA
... OSL now hosts some of the world’s most popular open source applications, including the widely used Mozilla Firefox web browser, which has been downloaded ...
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Firefox gains ground in May; but only just
m-net - Wellington,New Zealand
... latest web browser market-share figures from internet research and analysis firm Nielsen//NetRatings show open source alternative Mozilla Firefox has gained ...

Firefox to Drop Pre-Windows 2000 Support
Slashdot - USA
cyclomedia writes "While more and more platforms are getting (or aiming for) Firefox ports, the trunk itself seems to be going the other way. ...

Mozilla: IE7 Won't Catch Firefox on Security
LinuxInsider.com - Encino,CA,USA
... Mozilla Corporation is confident that its Firefox browser will maintain its security lead over Microsoft's (Nasdaq: MSFT) forthcoming Internet Explorer 7. ...

Microsoft, Mozilla downplay browser bug
CNET News.com - San Francisco,CA,USA
Internet Explorer and Firefox, as well as other Mozilla browsers, are flawed in the way they handle JavaScript, security experts warned this week. ...
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Google Extends Firefox Some Love
WebProNews - Lexington,KY,USA
The Google Toolbar for Firefox will soon emerge from its beta status; also, the company introduced a synchronization feature to make one's browser settings ...

Google releases Firefox synchronization tool
Ars Technica - Boston,MA,USA
Let me knock the trivial release out of the way first: a new version of the Google Firefox Toolbar is out, and besides the usual stability improvements and ...

PC World Announces 2006 World Class Awards Winners
RealTechNews - San Francisco,CA,USA
... Core. I thought it interesting that Craigslist made #3. I loved that Firefox 1.5 (. ) made the list and quite high as well at #12. ...

Best Firefox plug-ins for work
ZDNet UK - UK
What makes Firefox a better browser? ... I use Firefox, and not just because it's a more secure browser with better user interface features. ...
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Google Develops Browser Sync Tool for Firefox
CIO - Framingham,MA,USA
In another boost to Mozilla, Google has created a tool that lets users synchronize the settings of their Firefox browsers across multiple computers. ...
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Google develops browser sync tool for Firefox
Computerworld New Zealand - Auckland,New Zealand
In another boost for Mozilla, Google has created a tool that lets users synchronise the settings of their Firefox browsers across multiple computers. ...

Mozilla's Firefox team may axe support for 9x
TechSpot - USA
Could the development team over at Mozilla behind the infamous Firefox browser be considering removing support for Windows OS'es older than 2000? ...

BlackBerrys are not the only fruit
Guardian Unlimited - UK
... When I tried to set up my email (on the web through my computer) with a Firefox browser, it warned that it wouldn't work properly. ...

Fedora Legacy Update Advisory - Updated firefox package fixes ...
Help Net Security - Croatia
----- Fedora Legacy Update Advisory Synopsis: Updated firefox package fixes security issues ...

Security hole hits both IE and Firefox
VNUNet.com - UK
... Attackers therefore would most likely target online games or blogs. Security website Secunia rated the flaw 'less critical' for Internet Explorer and Firefox. ...
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Cross platform javascript vulnerability leaves IE, Firefox open
TechSpot - USA
... Symantec (along with various other security companies) has released a security alert that involves both Internet Explorer and Firefox, which collectively is ...

Firefox and Thunderbird users urged to update
Computeractive - London,UK
The Mozilla Corporation is recommending that users upgrade to the latest versions of its Firefox web browser and Thunderbird email program to avoid failing ...
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