Mozilla’s Response to Firefox 1.5 PoC

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Mozilla’s Response to Firefox 1.5 PoC. Web pages with extremely long titles (the posted proof of concept used 2.5 million characters) can cause Mozilla Firefox and the Mozilla Suite to appear to “hang” on startup when reading the browsing history data. The browser will eventually continue normally although this can take up to several minutes […]

Sober reality set to strike again

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F-Secure has cracked the algorithm the latest Sober.Y virus variant uses to update itself. The virus, also known as Sober.X@mm, is programmed to search for updates on specific dates and at what appears to be pseudo-random website locations. The locations are always free Web hosting websites, predetermined by the virus author. These locations are all […]


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