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Firefox 3.0.1 fixes blended-threat vulnerability

Mozilla has updated Firefox to 3.0.1 (and 2.0.0.16 for those still using Firefox 2): both updates containing critical security and stability updates.

You might remember the “carpet-bombing” vulnerability discovered last month that affected Internet Explorer and Safari for Windows: Turns out Firefox was vulnerable, too. Security researcher Billy Rios found the problem, but disclosed it only to Mozilla. (Mac users remain unaffected.)

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