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October 06, 2006

Firefox "Unfixable Flaw" A Hoax

Michael Santo of RealTechNews writes: If you can't trust a hacker, who can you trust? Last weekend, one of the speakers at the Toorcon security conference said he and a partner had found an unfixable Firefox flaw… they even had video of it being exploited. Well, they came clean today, and admitted it was all a hoax. "The main purpose of our talk was to be humorous," admitted Mischa Spiegelmock, in a statement made through Mozilla.org this afternoon. In an attempt to distance himself from his colleague, Andrew Wbeelsoi, Spiegelmock added today, "I do not have 30 undisclosed Firefox vulnerabilities,…

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Posted by dymaxion at October 6, 2006 01:25 AM

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