Mozilla has urged all users of Firefox to update to latest version in an blog post on 6th August. A serious exploit has been reported by user that searches for
Further More Mozilla has also said that Only Windows and Linux version were under risk and Mac OS X versions were not the targets at this particular time.
Users with Ad-Blockers may be safe
As the exploit was served through an advertisement in an Russian news website, users who had an ad-blocker are safe -hoping that the ad was blocked.
People who use ad-blocking software may have been protected from this exploit depending on the software and specific filters being used.
In the blog post Mozilla’s Daniel Veditz cleared that the exploit did not leave any trace in Local computer.
Mozilla has already made a patch available, that can be installed right now. Mozilla is also urging all the firefox users to upgrade their browser to the latest version 39.0.3.
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