New Firefox 3.0 alpha blocks malware, secures plug-in updates

Monday, 24 September 2007, 12:00 AM EST

Mozilla updated the preview of Firefox 3.0 to alpha 8 late yesterday, unveiling for the first time to users several security features it's talked up for months.

Among the security provisions debuting in the new alpha of "Gran Paradiso," the code name for Firefox 3.0, are built-in anti-malware warnings and protection against rogue extension updates, according to documentation Mozilla posted to its Web site.

At Computerworld.

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