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Source: All Headline News - Posted by Anthony Pell   
Host Security The German government warned its citizens not to use Internet web browser Firefox because of serious security problems. There is reportedly a security flaw in Mozilla Firefox Version 3.6 that could allow a hacker to take control of someone's computer by launching malicious code. Mozilla is aware of the problem and it is working on fixing the problem in Version 3.6.2, which is scheduled for release on March 30. A "beta" or test version of the new software is available now, but it hasn't been fully tested yet.

Germany's Federal Office for Information Security issued a recommendation that users stop using Firefox until the new version is officially released.

However, one of the world's leading experts on computer viruses and spam isn't convinced that switching web browsers is the answer for everyone.

Graham Cluley, the senior technology consultant at computer security software solutions company Sophos, addressed the issue in a blog post.

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