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Mozilla Fixes Memory And CPU Problems In Firefox 3 Beta 1

Nov 27, 2007, 13:45 (0 Talkback[s])

"Mozilla.org says it fixed a problem with Firefox 3 Beta 1 that caused it to spike CPU usage and eat hundreds of megabytes of RAM. The fix involved changing the configuration of a server that Firefox communicates with, so you don't have to download a new version to take advantage of it.

"The bug affects Firefox installations with very outdated lists of bad sites for the phishing protection and malware protection features of the browser, according to a report on Mozillazine. It also affects installations that have no list of bad sites at all..."

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