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Beware of Firefox 3.5 Javascript Vulnerability

PC World reports on a critical security bug discovered within the TraceMonkey JavaScript engine used in Firefox 3.5. The vulnerability can be exploited by an attacker to hijack a machine, though users must first visit a malicious Web site that contains the exploit code. Older versions of Firefox, including version 3.0, are not thought to be at risk.

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