By Matt Hines, eWEEK

Security researchers are highlighting a more powerful breed of attack that is specifically targeting users of the open source Mozilla Firefox web browser.

Long touted for its improved security over rival browsers including Microsoft IE, Firefox has been mined for dozens of vulnerabilities over the last few years, but the application hasn’t ever faced the same level of attacks as Explorer. However, experts are charting the emergence of a new, sophisticated breed of Firefox threat that packs a significantly more potent punch than its predecessors.  Read the full story [eweek.com]

 

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