Mozilla closed its online store late Tuesday after finding out that the firm it hired to run the backend operations of its e-tailing business had suffered a security breach.
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News Ltd's online food property Taste suffered a breach sometime last week exposing details of a number of members. The breach and they way it has been handled has left a lot to be desired and the security and privacy of a lot of people in tatters.
The FreeBSD.org cluster saw a security breach on two of its machines on Sunday. Following the breach, FreeBSD.org was taken offline, and although most of it is back online now, some deprecated projects are being removed.
Firefox 9.0 stable was released two days ago. Mozilla Stable PPA has updated the packages to the latest but only for Ubuntu 10.04 & 10.10, and other Ubuntu editions can try Firefox 9 by downloading code from Mozilla.org, or waiting for the repository to update.
Now, Ubuntu-Mozilla-Security/PPA has updated the packages of latest Firefox 9 for Ubuntu 11.10 & 11.04.
The new Mozilla Firefox 4.0 is now available for download. For Ubuntu users, you can now switch to this stable version of Firefox 4. Mozilla Firefox 4 gets many improvements especially in security and speed term. You can download the new Firefox 4 for Linux from this link.
LinuxSecurity.com: Mozilla Firefox was upgraded to version 3.5.8, fixing various bugs and security issues. On openSUSE 11.0 and 11.1 Mozilla Firefox was updated to version 3.0.18. On openSUSE 11.2 Mozilla Seamonkey was updated to version 2.0.2.
InternetNews notes that Mozilla is offering bounties to discover security vulnerabilities: "By paying for flaws, what Mozilla is doing is providing an economic model for both security researchers and for itself.