Mozilla released Firefox 70 with the fixes for security vulnerabilities that affected the previous version of Firefox and added Enhanced Tracking Protection (ETP) by default.
Mozilla fixed 9 vulnerabilities including one critical severity bug, 3 high severity bug, and 5 Moderate level vulnerabilities.
More Security Protection with Firefox Lockwise
Integrated breach protection with Lockwise now alerts you about potentially vulnerable passwords and if it’s exposed in any data breach.
Complex password generation lets you create and save strong passwords for new online accounts.
“Social tracking protection, which blocks cross-site tracking cookies from sites like Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, is now a standard feature of Enhanced Tracking Protection.”
More Browser Features
Mozilla added more features including address bar indication for Geo-location when a website uses it.
A stand-alone firefox account menu added that helps users to easily access Firefox services such as Monitor and Send.
Google removed EV indicators Chrome version 77. now Firefox step towards it, starting from Firefox 70 all the green lock icons turned to gray.
Improvement with a Core Engine component
Mozilla rolled out the WebRender for Windows users by default on Windows desktops with integrated Intel graphics cards and resolution of 1920×1200 or less) for improved graphics rendering.
Mozilla fixed totally 9 vulnerabilities that affected Firefox 69 and earlier version:
Users can install the new update via the following links or direct Firefox download page.
- Firefox 70 for Windows 64-bit
- Firefox 70 for Windows 32-bit
- Firefox 70 for macOS
- Firefox 70 for Linux 64-bit
- Firefox 70 for Linux 32-bit