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Originally Posted by NoiseTemper View Post

It's been fixed, i just updated Firefox it's now on 16.0.1
/thread.

So we're good now? Beautiful.
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Yeah vulnerabilities have been fixed with the new update like TFL posted.

http://www.pcworld.com/article/2011686/mozilla-releases-firefox-1601-to-address-four-vulnerabilities.html
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If a website has ads on it at all, it has the potential to be malicious.

Ad Block? NoScript? The most commonly used safe surfing add-ons people use when using Firefox.
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post #24 of 54
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Ad Block? NoScript? The most commonly used safe surfing add-ons people use when using Firefox.
You have missed the point.
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post #25 of 54
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'Our browser is so secure, yada yada yada.' Never using FF again...Its Chrome or IE for me.

So you are okay that IE has had 2 zero days in the last 3 weeks, but not with Firefox (mozilla) who pulled the product and are fixing it before allowing any more downloads? Yeah makes sense to me thumb.gif

Edit: Oh look it is already fixed. Gosh who would have seen that coming so fast.
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What kind of flash issues?

I'll list a couple issues that i've experience on two separate machines. One AMD (720BE) and one Intel (3570K) with the same OS (Windows 7 x64) and the current version of flash.

- Certain flash games will not open. A quick copy and paste of the URL in Chrome and the game loads / plays without a hitch.
- Random "Flash player has stopped responding" on random websites, mainly youtube.
- The browser seems to come to a crawl when multiple programs are open. Even tho RAM never goes about 3-ish GB's.

It's annoyed me to the point to switch browsers on both system, which after switching each to Chrome, I have not experienced any issues at all. I'll give FF16 a try and report back.
post #27 of 54
Checks, yep, still on 15.0.1. thumb.gif
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post #28 of 54
No, its 16.0.1 now
post #29 of 54
Anyone on the beta update channel will have gotten 17 instead of 16.0.1.
post #30 of 54
It's great that they caught the issue promptly, but I use extra-thick tinfoil for my hats! tongue.gif

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