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UPDATES - November 04, 2015

by Carol~ Moderator / November 4, 2015 7:48 AM PST
Mozilla Firefox version 42.0 FINAL

Version 42.0, first offered to Release channel users on November 3, 2015

What's New:
• NEW - Private Browsing with Tracking Protection blocks certain Web elements that could be used to record your behavior across sites
• NEW - Control Center that contains site security and privacy controls
• NEW - Indicator added to tabs that play audio with one-click muting
• NEW - WebRTC improvements:
- IPV6 support
- Preferences for controlling ICE candidate generation and IP exposure
- Hooks for extensions to allow/deny createOffer/Answer
- Improved ability for applications to monitor and control which devices are used in GetUserMedia
• NEW - Login Manager improvements:
- Improved heuristics to save usernames and passwords
- Edit and show all logins in line, Copy/Paste usernames/passwords from the Context menu
- Migration imports your passwords to Firefox from Google Chrome for Windows and Internet Explorer; import anytime from the Login Manager
• CHANGED - Improved performance on interactive websites that trigger a lot of restyles
• FIXED - Various security fixes

Known Issues:
• UNRESOLVED - URLs containing a Unicode-format Internationalized Domain Name (IDN) are not redirected properly, leading to a Server Not Found error.

Release Notes: https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/42.0/releasenotes/

Downloads:
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/all/
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/new/
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More @:
The Mozilla Security Blog: Updated Firefox Security Indicators
The Mozilla Blog: Firefox Now Offers a More Private Browsing Experience
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