firefox

Tue
20
Nov
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Firefox Exploit Leads to Gmail Break-Ins

A security loophole in the Mozilla Firefox web browser has been identified, which may make Google user accounts vulnerable to exploitation by potential hackers. Using cross-site scripting protocols, individuals may be able to access private ... information without the knowledge of their victims. This vulnerability was first brought to the attention of internet junkies by Petko D. Petkov, a.k.a 'pdp', founder of the GNUCITIZEN group. His investigation led to the discovery of the Firefox exploit, which is not currently detected in rival web browsers. (Source: gnucitizen.org ) The issue arises from ... (view more)

Tue
14
Aug
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'Hacking Firefox: The Secrets Of About:Config', and 'File Search'

Hacking Firefox: The Secrets Of About:Config Many of Firefox's settings aren't exposed through the Tools -& Options menu; the only way to change them is to edit them manually. In this article, we'll explore some of the most useful Firefox ... settings that you can change on your own and that aren't normally available through the program's graphical interface. http://computerworld.com/action/ File Search This application allows one to search files on your computer fast using rules very similar to those used in popular Internet search engines. It is possible to not only list words or parts of ... (view more)

Fri
13
Jul
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Mozilla Reschedules Firefox 3 Release

Although the first official Firefox 3 beta release was tentatively scheduled for late July, the timeline has been pushed back as a result of performance regressions and the need for additional front-end development time. "We are driven by quality, ... not time. We want Firefox 3 to be something that we are all proud of," said Mike Schroepfer, Mozilla's vice president of engineering. "The Firefox front-end has had significantly less development time than the platform and has yet to have the opportunity to innovate on top of infrastructure built for places, password manager, and others. So we'd ... (view more)

Wed
25
Apr
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'Ultra Vnc', and 'Reduce Firefox Memory Usage'

Ultra Vnc UltraVNC is a powerful, easy to use and free software that can display the screen of another computer (via internet or network) on your own screen. The program allows you to use your mouse and keyboard to control the other PC remotely. It ... means that you can work on a remote computer, as if you were sitting in front of it, right from your current location. http://www.uvnc.com/index.html Reduce Firefox Memory Usage This article gives you simple steps to optimize your PC memory usage. http://www.zolved.com (view more)

Wed
11
Apr
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'Optimizing Firefox', and 'Gcpuid'

Optimizing Firefox Optimizing Firefox is a collection of best picks shortcuts, speedups, and extensions for Mozilla's Firefox web browser. http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/optimizing-firefox/ Gcpuid GCPUid is a program that can detect what CPU you have, ... the CPU speed, Multiplier and bus speeds, what revision the CPU is, and what manufacturing process was used to create that specific processor. GCPUid also has support for motherboard monitoring (if you have Motherboard Monitor 5 installed), and also includes some OS and system information. http://www.thecoolest.zerobrains.com/apps/ (view more)

Tue
27
Mar
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'Set Firefox To Allow 10 Simultaneous Downloads', and 'Remote Desktop Connector'

Set Firefox To Allow 10 Simultaneous Downloads Just like Internet Explorer, Firefox has a default to only allow you to download only 2 items at the same time. Changing this, is not as simple as going into your Preferences and changing a setting. ... http://www.fixmyxp.com/content/view/203/129/ Remote Desktop Connector Connect remote machines with IP address using a Google desktop gadget (requires Google Desktop). http://desktop.google.com/plugins/i/remotedesktop.html?hl=en (view more)

Thu
07
Dec
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Novell Partners Again; This Time with Red Hat and Mozilla

It started with just Novell and Microsoft. If you haven't been reading along, the two companies recently joined forces in order to root out the many programming issues lying between Linux and Microsoft Windows. And although that relationship has had ... some rocky moments (mostly as a result of MS' patent infringement allegations), Novell is bridging out once, again. This time it's joining forces with Red Hat and Mozilla programmers in an attempt to avoid problematic technical boundaries between Firefox and Linux. Some Red Hat programmers have gone so far as to refer to the stability of Linux as ... (view more)

Wed
06
Dec
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Googlefirefox Yahooie7

Patronizing is everywhere in the business world. It can happen between any two companies at any time, but there's always one reason behind it: money. Recently, the two competing Internet browsers from Microsoft and Mozilla were released to web users ... across the world. In the weeks since, two of the most popular search engines have "chosen" their favorites, with Yahoo recommending Internet Explorer 7 and Google pushing Firefox 2. The most recent finding is Yahoo's encouragement that searchers use IE7 over the competition. If a user decides to follow the engine's advice, he or she will find that ... (view more)

Wed
06
Dec
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Google=Firefox, Yahoo=IE7?

Patronizing is everywhere in the business world. It can happen between any two companies at any time, but there's always one reason behind it: money. Recently, the two competing Internet browsers from Microsoft and Mozilla were released to web users ... across the world. In the weeks since, two of the most popular search engines have "chosen" their favorites, with Yahoo recommending Internet Explorer 7 and Google pushing Firefox 2. The most recent finding is Yahoo's encouragement that searchers use IE7 over the competition. If a user decides to follow the engine's advice, he or she will find that ... (view more)

Wed
29
Nov
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'Moz Backup', and 'Mozilla - Firefox Accessibility Extension'

Moz Backup MozBackup is a simple utility for creating backups of Mozilla Firefox, Mozilla Thunderbird, SeaMonkey, Mozilla Suite and Netscape profiles. It allows you to backup and restore bookmarks, mail, contacts, history, extensions, cache etc. ... It's easy way to do Firefox backup, Thunderbird backup. http://mozbackup.jasnapaka.com/ Mozilla - Firefox Accessibility Extension The Mozilla - Firefox Accessibility Extension makes it easier for people with disabilities to view and navigate web content. A toolbar provides easy access to navigation, styling, and keyboard enhancement functionality. ... (view more)

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