Firefox? Windows? READ THIS IMMEDIATELY.

25 03 2009

If you use Firefox, you may have made the switch-over because of the enhanced security it provides. I’ve just found out that the .NET Framework 3.5 SP1, which is installed via Windows Update, creates a huge security hole in Firefox by installing an addon without your permission by modifying your registry. Here is a guide on how to remove it immediately.

Now if crap like this isn’t enough to urge you towards OSS, then I think you may well be doomed.

n00b

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