In its search of software excellence, Mozilla has announced that its popular browser Firefox has been upgraded to version 3.0.5. According to their official web site this is what they added to their previous version. Basically it’s a stability and security patch.
What’s new in Firefox 3.0.5?
- Fixed several security issues.
- Fixed several stability issues.
- Official releases for the Bengali, Esperanto, Galician, Hindi, and Latvian languages are now available.
- Replaced the End-User License Agreement with a new “Know Your Rights” info bar on initial install.
- When installing multiple signed XPIs simultaneously, previous versions of Firefox would fail.
- Fixed several issues found in the accessibility implementation.
- Added the ability to send OS-specific system notes in the crash reporter.
To upgrade to this latest release, you have two options. First, click Check for Updates in the Help main menu and Firefox will take care of the rest. Second, you can click the link at the end of this post.
Mozilla is not planning any further security & stability updates for Firefox 2, and recommends that you upgrade to Firefox 3 as soon as possible. It’s free, and your settings and bookmarks will be preserved.
Also, the Phishing Protection service will no longer be available for Firefox 2 users. Firefox 3 offers a free Phishing and Malware Protection service, which will continue to protect you from online scams and attacks.
Have a great day!