Firefox 2 Users Will Get No More Security Updates

by admin December 18, 2008 at 10:40 pm

Security Fix has often praised Mozilla for equipping its Firefox Web browser with a no-hassle system for automatically applying security updates. But for those users still browsing the Interwebs with anything less than Firefox 3, it’s time to take note: Mozilla shipped its final update to Firefox 2 on Tuesday, and plans no further updates for this version.

Put simply: If you want to keep using Firefox safely, you’re going to need to upgrade to Firefox 3. The latest version of the popular browser received mixed reviews on its release, but Mozilla appears to have done a good job ironing out the kinks since then. Most notably, Firefox 3 consumes far less system memory than older releases.

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