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Firefox 4 Set to Improve Security

Sep 08, 2010, 19:33 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Michael Kerner)

"The race to accelerate browser features continues as Mozilla developers race towards the finish line to get the finished version of the Firefox 4 Web browser out the door.

"The first Firefox 4 beta was released in early July of this year and the final release is due by the end of the year. Along the way to its final generally available release, Mozilla developers have been issuing milestone releases with new features and bug fixes. Firefox 4 development is occurring at a time when rival browser vendor Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) is updating it Chrome browser to version 6 and Microsoft is working on Internet Explorer 9.

"Firefox 4 Beta 5 is set to debut this week providing testers with new hardware accelerated graphics capabilities and an implementation of the IETF HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS) draft standard."

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