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Firefox 34 Makes It Official: Google Is Out, Yahoo Is In

Dec 01, 2014, 15:00 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Michael Kerner)

From a security standpoint, Firefox 34 is the first Firefox release to completely disable support for the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) 3.0 cryptographic protocol. SSL 3.0 was revealed to be at risk of exploitation from the POODLE vulnerability. Rival browser vendor Google, meanwhile, decided to initially only drop fallback compatibility for SSL 3.0 with the Chrome 39 browser and is not expected to drop SSL 3.0 support entirely until Chrome 40 later this month.

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