Tag Archive | "firefox"


07 July 2008 | 5,170 views

Which Browser Users Are More Secure?

Some new statistics just came out regarding Browser Security, this is more in terms of which users are most likely to apply patches and be using the most secure version. I would have thought Firefox would have been pretty high since the newer series prompt automatically new patches. My only guess is a lot of […]

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28 January 2008 | 5,165 views

Data Leakage Bug in Mozilla Firefox Confirmed

It seems a data leakage bug has struck Firefox recently and has been confirmed by Window Snyder the security bod at Mozilla. It’s basically a Chrome directory traversal bug (It seems a lot of the Firefox issues have had to do with chrome?). It’s rated as low risk, but it can give away the existence […]

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27 March 2007 | 11,164 views

FireCAT – Firefox Catalog of Auditing Tools

After the web 2.0 hacking with firefox and its plugins article I wrote some months ago, recently I found a new way to transform firefox in the ultimate pen-testing tool… actually it has been lying in my inbox for days… …new Firefox Framework Map collection of the most useful security oriented extensions. We called the […]

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27 December 2006 | 3,021 views

Firefox Patches 8 Security Vulnerabilities with 2.0.0.1

Grab the new Firefox now, 2.0.0.1! 8 Security Vulnerabilities have been fixed in this last release of the year 2006. I’m glad to see Firefox upholding their quick turnaround and rapid fixing of issues that spring up during development and improvement of their product. Mozilla has released the first update for the Firefox 2.0 browser […]

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22 November 2006 | 14,910 views

Web 2.0 Hacking with Firefox and it’s plugins

A dream come true, would I say… recently found this article on securityfocus, it’s awesome… all that you need (beside Firefox) is pointed out in the article, so go on, what are you waiting for… http://www.securityfocus.com/infocus/1879

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18 October 2006 | 29,886 views

Mozilla Hires Ex-Microsoft Security Strategist Window Snyder

Looks like Mozilla is toughening it’s stance on security, people have been putting it down lately, especially those from the Microsoft camp as there have been a few flaws. But well, it’s still not part of the operating system, the flaws are generally fixed within a couple of days and the patching system is simple […]

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22 June 2006 | 14,336 views

Cross Site Scripting (XSS)

Cross Site Scripting, or know as XSS, is the most common basic web hacking technique… and harmless, as many would say… but on this matter I don’t really agree, that’s why I wrote this article. About XSS as I knew it is a very abstract definition for JavaScript injection, or at least this is what […]

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22 June 2006 | 46,278 views

FireMaster 2.1 – A Firefox Master Password Recovery Tool

FireMaster version 2.1 has been released with its new features and new speed. Firemaster is the Firefox master password recovery tool. If you have forgotten the master password, then using FireMaster you can find out the master password and get back your lost signon information. It uses various methods such as dictionary, hybrid and brute […]

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23 May 2006 | 23,069 views

hackers playground… windows?

Only as I am writing these lines I can imagine some people who will start laughing when reading this article… But my dear friends this may be the real thing… will see who will laugh 10 years from now… I. Introduction This article was ment to be, because, as you will notice, more and more […]

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16 May 2006 | 7,508 views

Browser Security Test – Check Your Browser NOW!

I know this is old, but a lot of people still don’t know about it. It can test for up to date Mozilla, Opera and Internet Explorer flaws, exploits and vulnerabilities. Browser vulnerabilities are a serious issue now. You can see which vulnerabilities they test for here and the statistics of the tests results here. […]

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