The Mozilla Foundation has just announced the discovery of two security flaws considered critical in its popular browser. At the same time, the company informs that these have already been corrected and urges its users to update their browsers.
The internet is an important part of the daily lives of many today, so this type of news must be taken into account. If you are a Firefox user and working from home, upgrade your browser to version 74.0.1 now.
How to update Firefox
This process is done in a very simple way. It is likely that as soon as you open Firefox you will be asked to proceed with the respective update.
If for some reason this does not happen, you must click on the three bars in the upper right corner, go to Help – About Mozilla Firefox and proceed with its update. That said, you only have to restart the browser and that’s it.
Vulnerabilities allow malicious code to run on your computer
The Mozilla Foundation reports that there are two vulnerabilities addressed in this update. However, the entity was not given many details about each of them.
It was only informed that both allow malicious code to run on users’ computers. In addition, it is said that both have been actively exploited, which requires the update of Firefox by all its users.
It is likely that in the coming days we will learn in more detail what each of these vulnerabilities allows us to do. For now, the important thing is that you do not take this warning lightly and we advise you to follow Mozilla’s instructions to avoid any major harm with your information.