Firefox 5th _birthday

Today on November 9, 2009 Firefox is celebrating its fifth birthday. Firefox 1.0 was released on November 4th 2004 . Read milestones achieved by Firefox in 5 years. A browser that stands for 2nd most trusted and most used browser in the world.

Security for the Users is first Priority for Firefox

Mozilla Firefox being a browser which has flexibility to enhance its use with extensions . Firefox is the only browser that releases updates quickly for bugs and vulnerabilities . Firefox taken one step ahead and going to automatically detect and alert users about outdated  add-ons that are critical like flash player from adobe. Outdated add-on always poses security risk and allows an attacker to run malicious code on user’s computer. Firefox protects from malicious websites thanks to technology from Google.

Firefox supports latest web technologies like HTML5 and improved with JavaScript performance. Firefox3.5’s speed also considerably improved when compared to Firefox 2.0 and Firefox 3.0.

Check out animation video on Five years of Firefox on spreadFirefox website.

What’s new in Firefox 3.5

What’s coming in future for Firefox

Upcoming Firefox version will have built in support for personas as users can dress up their browsers with different skins with a single click. The upcoming Firefox 4.0 which already under development by Firefox team will be much simple and similar to  Google Chrome UI. Firefox will support new technologies like CSS, HTML5 and DOM etc .

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