Critical Firefox Vulnerability

Posted: 2015-08-07 12:14:43 by Alasdair Keyes

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If you're not aware, a critical Firefox vulnerability has been found being exploited in the wild.

It can affect Windows, Linux and MacOSX (althouth Mac hasn't been actively exploited) and allows a remote attacker to read any files you have permissions for on your local machine.

It's pretty shocking and if you use Firefox, you should update straight away. I mean, don't even finish this article. Upgrade it and then come back. There's no details how long this exploit has been in the wild for, so potentially, a lot of personal data has been hoovered up.

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