AOH :: ISNQ5776.HTM

Re: 'Geek girl' helps keep Mozilla safe in scary times




Re: 'Geek girl' helps keep Mozilla safe in scary times
Re: 'Geek girl' helps keep Mozilla safe in scary times



Forwarded from: security curmudgeon 

: http://www.usatoday.com/tech/news/computersecurity/2008-06-17-mozilla-window-snyder_N.htm 
:
: By Jon Swartz
:
: SAN FRANCISCO -- Window Snyder isn't your average security czar.
:
: As chief of security at Mozilla Foundation, the unconventional 
: non-profit whose popular Web browser Firefox underwent a major 
: facelift this week, Snyder cuts an unconventional swath.
:
: Snyder's rising star is sure to ascend even more this week, with the 
: release of Version 3.0 of Firefox on Tuesday. The release is packed 
: with new features, most notably stiffer security, faster speed and 
: improved ease of use.

Most notably stiffer security.

Firefox 3 suffers its first vulnerability 
http://news.cnet.com/8301-10789_3-9972207-57.html 

Except it may not be the first, it may be at least the *third* known:

Coming soon : Firefox 3 Release overflow 
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2008-06/0223.html 

Flaw in Firefox 3.0: protocol-handler.warn-external are ignored 
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2008-06/0229.html 



_______________________________________________      
Attend Black Hat USA, August 2-7 in Las Vegas, 
the world's premier technical event for ICT security experts.
Featuring 40 hands-on training courses and 80 Briefings 
presentations with lots of new content and new tools.
Network with 4,000 delegates from 50 nations.  
Visit product displays by 30 top sponsors in 
a relaxed setting. http://www.blackhat.com 

Site design & layout copyright © 1986-2014 CodeGods