Firefox 74 Released – Several Security Fixes & TLS 1.2 Upgraded

Mozilla released Firefox 74 with several improvements and issued security fixes that affected the previous version of Firefox 73.

In this update, Mozilla has improved the login management with the ability to reverse alpha sort (Name Z-A) in Firefox Lockwise, a built-in password manager. access it here.

  1. Click the menu button to open the menu panel.
  2. Click Logins and Passwords.

You can easily import history and bookmarks from the new Microsoft Edge browser on Windows and Mac once you have applied this new update.

 Mozilla disabled TLS 1.0 and TLS 1.1 to improve your website connections. Sites that don’t support TLS version 1.2 will now show an error page.

Firefox 74 has improved with privacy for web voice and video calls through support for mDNS ICE.

Facebook Container that introduced in this Firefox 74 update prevents Facebook from tracking you around the web – Facebook logins, likes, and comments are automatically blocked on non-Facebook sites.

According to the Mozilla update “new changes have been applied in this update when a video is uploaded with a batch of photos on Instagram, the Picture-in-Picture toggle would sit atop of the “next” button. The toggle is now moved allowing you to flip through to the next image of the batch.”

Also CTRL+L now be used to open the Page Info window instead of opening the Bookmarks sidebar.

Firefox Security Updates

Mozilla fixed 12 vulnerabilities that affect Firefox 73, and the security patch has been released in this update.

5 vulnerabilities are marked “High” severity, 6 vulnerabilities are patched as “Moderate” severity, and the one has marked as “Low”.

You can read the Firefox 74 security update notes here.

You can download Firefox 73 from the following links:

Also Read: Firefox Brings DNS over HTTPS by Default for U.S Users: Here’s How to Enable It

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BALAJI is an Ex-Security Researcher (Threat Research Labs) at Comodo Cybersecurity. Editor-in-Chief & Co-Founder - Cyber Security News & GBHackers On Security.


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