Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Firefox 36 released with HTTP/2 support

Mozilla released Firefox version 36 providing security fixes for several flaws along with the support of a new HTTP/2 protocol. HTTP/2 is the enhancement of HTTP 1.1 protocol used over the web since 1999. According to Mozilla, HTTP/2 enables users to have faster more scalable and more responsive web. Firefox 36 is using 2,048-bit encryption certificates instead of 1,024-bit root certificates which were used in the earlier versions. Besides this, Mozilla has released 17 security advisories where 3 advisories i.e., MSFA-2014-83, MSFA-2014-87 and MSFA-2014-88 are rated as 'CRITICAL'. <more>

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