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Firefox 17.0 released

Again, Mozilla released the new Firefox 17.0 today. Last time it announced 16.0.2 on Oct 26, 2012. In less than one month, it has new version, big change.

Here is the What is New.

  • First revision of the Social API and support for Facebook Messenger
  • Click-to-play blocklisting implemented to prevent vulnerable plugin versions from running without the user’s permission

There are more information of its releasenotes.

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Windows Updates 2012-09

Microsoft Security monthly updates released today.

One critical update

  • Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (2744842)

Two important updates

  • MS12-061 Vulnerability in Visual Studio Team Foundation Server Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2719584)
  • MS12-062 Vulnerability in System Center Configuration Manager Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2741528)

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Windows Updates 2012-08

Microsoft released his monthly updates every second Tuesday. Now it is August 2012 updates.

Five critical updates.

  • Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (2722913)
  • Vulnerability in Remote Desktop Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2723135)
  • Vulnerabilities in Windows Networking Components Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2733594)
  • Vulnerability in Windows Common Controls Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2720573)
  • Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Exchange Server WebReady Document Viewing Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2740358)

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See Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for August 2012

Keep your Windows updates and security.

Firefox 7.0 release

Just tried Firefox 7.0. It is faster.

The latest version of Firefox has the following changes:

Drastically improved memory handling for certain use cases
Added a new rendering backend to speed up Canvas operations on Windows systems
Bookmark and password changes now sync almost instantly when using Firefox Sync
The ‘http://’ URL prefix is now hidden by default
Added support for text-overflow: ellipsis
Added support for the Web Timing specification
Enhanced support for MathML
The WebSocket protocol has been updated from version 7 to version 8
Added an opt-in system for users to send performance data back to Mozilla to improve future versions of Firefox
Fixed several stability issues
Fixed several security issues

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