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FireFox 3.0.6 Now Available

Posted by: , 09:13 UTC, Thu February 5, 2009

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Firefox users were treated to a new version of the IE replacement browser today that fixed some security flaws of the previous version

Top New Features

Password Manager

Remember site passwords without ever seeing a pop-up.

One-Click Bookmarking

Bookmark, search and organize Web sites quickly and easily.

Improved Performance

View Web pages faster, using less of your computer’s memory.

Smart Location Bar

Find the sites you love in seconds—enter a term for instant matches that make sense.

Instant Web Site ID

Avoid online scams, unsafe transactions and forgeries with simple site identity.

Full Zoom

See any part of a Web page, up close and readable, in seconds.

Platform-Native Look & Feel

Browse with a Firefox that’s integrated into your computer’s operating system.


Version 3.0.6 fixes the critical JavaScript issue affecting the browser's layout engine which could allow an attacker to run unauthorized code on exploited machines.

The update also improves how scripted commands work with plug-ins, and addresses display problems.


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