Firefox - no longer the safer alternative to IE?

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Simon.T
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Firefox - no longer the safer alternative to IE?

#1 Post by Simon.T » Fri Jan 04, 2008 10:37 am

One more way to start the year 2008, in Israel (Happy New Year!)

A hackers just exposed a Mozilla Firefox security flaw - one that makes phishing far too easy and clueless Net users far too vulnerable. Aviv Raff exposed the flaw on his website; he demonstrated how easily phishers could spoof information displayed in that very basic familiar authentication dialog...

* Read original article.

This is what Israeli people doing on the net.. Killing each other :P

Download the video: http://hacking.org.il/demos/dr-rover1.wmv (2.98MB) (very clear!)
2nd video on YouTube (a very clumsy video, I can barely see it)

I'm still using, and will be keep using, Firefox :D Be careful though :!:

via: Spread Firefox

More links:
1) http://www.pcworld.com/article/id,14099 ... ticle.html
2) http://tech.sina.com.cn/s/s/2008-01-04/ ... 3935.shtml
3) http://tech.wp.pl/kat,1009785,title,Fir ... caid=151eb
4) http://www2.csoonline.com/blog_view.html?CID=33425
5) http://www.pcpro.co.uk/news/151605/fire ... tacks.html

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#2 Post by freakazoid » Fri Jan 04, 2008 7:13 pm

use opera! :)

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#3 Post by Fluffy » Sat Jan 05, 2008 3:10 am

Damn you freakazoid, beat me to it. ;)

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#4 Post by Simon.T » Sat Jan 05, 2008 3:59 pm

WHAT?!! You 2 are Idiots (just kidding ;))

Anyway your post are hilarious :lol:

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#5 Post by tokicobrothers » Sun Jan 06, 2008 7:15 am

If you don't act like a stupid (no ofense :D) - giving away usernames and passwords for every dialog message - you'll see that that this isn´t (at least for me) a security lack.

As far as I can remember, I use Firefox since 1.0.2 and it's still my favourite (if not my only) browser.
Of course that I use alternatives to Firefox, like Opera, Netscape or SeaMonkey.

I finish my post with:
FIREFOX 4 EVER!!!

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#6 Post by Zach Thibeau » Sun Jan 06, 2008 1:45 pm

tokicobrothers wrote:FIREFOX 4 EVER!!!
Preach On Brother :D

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#7 Post by USB_Kx » Mon Jan 07, 2008 12:29 am

My A/V popped up a win32.fanboy.worm warning while browsing through the PF Forum. A/V software won't be mentioned for fear of another pop up. :lol:

Kidding aside, thanks Simon.T for the info.



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