Security Alerts & News
by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#1913 Firefox 51 arrives with warning for HTTP websites that collect passwords, WebGL 2 and FLAC support
Mozilla today launched Firefox 51 for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Android. The new version includes a new warning for websites that collect passwords but don’t use HTTPS; WebGL 2 support for better 3D graphics; and FLAC (Free Lossless Audio Codec) playback.

Firefox 51 for the desktop is available for download now on Firefox.com, and all existing users should be able to upgrade to it automatically. As always, the Android version is trickling out slowly on Google Play.

Mozilla doesn’t break out the exact numbers for Firefox, though the company does say “half a billion people around the world” use the browser. In other words, it’s a major platform that web developers target — even in a world increasingly dominated by mobile apps.
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#1913 Firefox 51 arrives with warning for HTTP websites that collect passwords, WebGL 2 and FLAC support
#1912 Don't use Android pattern lock to protect secrets, researchers warn
#1911 Cisco patches critical flaw in WebEx Chrome plugin
#1910 Online security 101: Tips for protecting your privacy from hackers and spies
#1909 Apple patches critical kernel vulnerabilities
#1908 Virulent Android malware returns, gets >2 million downloads on Google Play
#1907 Widely used WebEx plugin for Chrome will execute attack code—patch now!
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