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Mozilla has reacted quickly to patch a zero-day vulnerability in its Firefox browser software. The security flaw was used to run a drive-by-download attack so that Firefox fans visiting the website for the Nobel Peace prize were exposed to malware on Tuesday. Code planted on the site redirected surfers to a hacker-controlled …

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Double your money?

"It is currently unclear why obviously a script-kiddie-like malware abuses such a valuable zeroday vulnerability; usually cyber criminals abuse them for profitable malware,"

I think I know why :)

http://www.zdnet.com/blog/security/12-year-old-finds-critical-firefox-flaw-earns-3000-bounty/7524

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WTF?

Telenor is a Norwegian telecoms company, surely?

And don't call me Shirley.

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Not all that quickly

My Firefox 4.0 Beta 6 still doesn't suggest there are any updates for it.

Just saying.

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Re : Firefox 4 beta is immune from the vulnerability,

From the article

"Firefox 4 beta is immune from the vulnerability"

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Re: Not all that quickly.

"Posted Friday 29th October 2010 00:59 GMT"

Go to bed. In the morning, re-read the bit of the article where it says FF4 isn't affected.

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>My Firefox 4.0 Beta 6 still doesn't suggest there are any updates for it.

Just saying.<

read the article again

Sent from my iPad - so screw capitals and full stops and human rights.

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