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Firefox 27 Looks to Boost Web Security

Dec 13, 2013, 13:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Michael Kerner)

Security once again is top of mind for the Firefox browser, and Firefox 27 will be the first browser from Mozilla to include default support for the Transport Layer Security (TLS) 1.2 specification. TLS is a cornerstone Internet security technology that is the successor to Secure Sockets Layer (SSL). TLS 1.2 was first defined in August 2008, offering security enhancements over prior versions of TLS and SSL.

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