Mozilla Firefox 3 beta 2 has been released and available for the download. Firefox takes security to next level. For example, If you visit a malicious site using Firefox 3, it will block the site and do it with a user interface that doesn’t allow a click-through.
The new beta software includes improved protection from cross-site JSON data leaks, tighter restrictions on cookies, clearer Web site identification by clicking on the site favicon in the location bar, better malware protection, stricter SSL error pages, anti-virus integration in the download manager, and version checking for insecure plugins.
Download Firefox 3 beta 2
Firefox 3 Beta 2 is available in more than 25 languages. Visit official home page to grab Firefox 3 beta 2 software.
(Fig 01: Firefox 3 beta 2 in action)
Other Firefox news
Check out giant Firefox fathead stickers on Georgia Institute of technology football stadium (via QTP):
(Fig 02: Firefox fathead stickers on Georgia Institute of technology football stadium. Image Credit – official Mozilla blog)
Firefox Floppy Disks
Mozilla marketing team decided to distribute Firefox using floppies (via E@zyVG)
(Fig 03: Firefox Floppy Disks. Image Credit – spreadfirefox.com)
Update: Firefox final 3.0 has been released for Windows, Linux and Mac OS X. Grab it while it is hot!
Check out more Firefox 3.0 pictures here
If you like Firefox and cutting edge software, this is a must for you.
The development name for Mozilla Firefox 3 is Gran Paradiso (a national park in Italy). Firefox version 3.0 alpha released on December 8, 2006 (final version will be release later in May 2007)
Firefox 3 will also include several new features and some that were bumped from Firefox 2, such as the overhauled Places system for storing bookmarks and history in an SQLLite database.
Do not install this on production system. This software is useful if you are a developer or testing out software to find out bugs.
=> Download Firefox 3.0 (alpha). You can just follow these Linux installation instructions.
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