Your Web browser is your portal to the vast expanse of the Internet with its wide range of helpful websites and serious dangers. That means your browser not only needs to display Web pages correctly so you get the best experience, it has to stay strong from hackers trying to break their way on to your computer.
That's why browser makers release regular updates to fix security problems, improve performance and add new features. And a whole batch of updates just arrived for one popular browser.
The browser I'm talking about is Mozilla's Firefox, and it's been updated to version 36. This update actually has a lot of changes in it.
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The most important part of the update are the fixes for 16 security problems. That includes three critical flaws that could let a hacker crash your browser and reboot it with malicious code in place, or use the updating system to load a malicious file. In other words, you need to update right now.