Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 8th Sep 2006 20:54 UTC
Mozilla & Gecko clones Security researchers that carried out a code analysis of popular open source browser Firefox using automated tools, have discovered scores of potential defects and security vulnerabilities despite coming to the conclusion that the software was generally well written. A former Mozilla developer has criticised the methodology of the analysis and said it provides little help in unearthing real security bugs.
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prospectofdeath
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2006-03-20

this week alone, I'm not so sure about Firefox's stability.

My Windows box has been kinda wonky for the past few days (related to a samba share problem) and I've had to force-reboot my box several times, twice with Firefox open. Each time Firefox was open during a force-reboot it would kill my Firefox profile and I'd have to recreate it by importing my saved bookmarks & reinstalling my extensions.

Meh, I can't say I totally blame Firefox but the disappearing profile is starting to get annoying.

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