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Bugs put heat on Firefox

Browser backers work to counter spate of flaw reports. Also: Sober worm makes comeback.

Backers of the open-source browser set to work to counter a spate of flaw reports. Also: The Sober worm makes a comeback.

Firefox fans put new spin on browser protection

Does safe sex sell? Amid reports of security holes, Firefox partisans acknowledge their core sales pitch is under threat.
April 19, 2005

Photo: A pitch for Firefox security

Mozilla balked on condom-themed ad for browser, but volunteers argue it emphasizes the software's security.
April 19, 2005

Sober worm makes a comeback

Mass-mailing pest is spreading again, harvesting e-mail addresses for spammers, security companies have warned.
April 19, 2005

Flaw found in McAfee suite

Vulnerability in Internet Security Suite 2005 could let workers sharing same computer break into one other's files, according to iDefense.
April 19, 2005

Mozilla flaws could allow attacks, data access

Open-source specialist says vulnerabilities affect its namesake suite and the Firefox browser.
April 18, 2005

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Flaw found in Firefox

Hole in popular open-source browser could release sensitive information stored in memory.
April 5, 2005