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In Other News | Posted 2 Mar 2011 | Comments Off on Get Ready for Pwn2Own 2011 | 1,171 views
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Pwn2Own 2011 is quickly approaching. TippingPoint is offering $125,000 for successful exploits of the four major browsers and four cell phones. The browsers in the lineup this year include Internet Explorer, Safari, Firefox, and Chrome.┬áThe team to successfully hack each …

This Connection is Untrusted

It’s not simply an annoyance. Occasionally Firefox will encounter an issue with a website’s SSL certificate. It will present the user with a full page warning stating that This Connection is Untrusted before proceeding to the web page. At this …

In Other News | Posted 7 Feb 2009 | Comments Off on Microsoft’s Plugin Surprise | 890 views
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Microsoft has slipped a Firefox plugin into the .NET 3.5 and Visual Studio 2008 upgrades. The .NET Framework Assistant plugin was a surprise to many, and it can not be uninstalled with the Add-on Manager. The Uninstall button is disabled …