Indian Govt Raises Major Security Alert For Firefox Browser Users: What We Know

Firefox browser is used by millions across the globe, including India, and any security risk is likely to be of high importance to all of them.
Indian Govt Raises Major Security Alert For Firefox Browser Users: What We Know
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The Indian government has been proactively warning its users about major security threats, something that we have seen happen for Apple, Chrome and Adobe users. But now, Firefox users have also been alerted about some major security risks that can be handled by updating to the latest version of the Mozilla products.

You can head over to CERT-In website for the latest security bulletin which details the problem with Firefox and what this high severity rated warning means for the users. and how it can be used to steal data from the affected users. The biggest concern about this alert is that multiple Firefox products are affected by this new threat.

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Indian Govt Raises Major Security Alert For Firefox Browser Users: What We Know

These vulnerabilities exist in Mozilla products due to Windows error reporter could be used as a Sandbox escape vector. These issues can leave them vulnerable if the hackers are able to bypass their device security and gain access to confidential data. The following Mozilla products are affected by these issues:

CERT-In has clearly advised people to update their Mozilla products to the latest version. The company has already issued a new patch which prevents these issues from targeting and attacking your device. The security agency also says do not install apps from third-party sources or click on links sent by unknown people.

Source: News18

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