How Hot Is the New Firefox Browser?

Posted on in Categories Beyond nixCraft, Mozilla, News last updated October 18, 2006

The Mozilla Foundation, a spin-off of former Internet heavyweight Netscape, has released what many believe will be the final version Firefox 2.0, the chief competitor to Microsoft’s Internet Explorer ๐Ÿ˜€

The version, called RC3 — short for Release Candidate 3 — sports several user-friendly features, including a sleeker interface with buttons that glow when a user positions the mouse over them.

But far more important are the new version’s security features:
“Within the browser, managing security, managing phishing, managing trust is a huge issue,” said Gartner’s Charles Abrams, a specialist in current and next-generation Web strategies

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Posted by: Vivek Gite

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