The Mozilla Foundation has released Firefox 8, the latest version of their web browser. This update notably fixes six security issues, three of which are critical. In addition, Firefox 8 adds a new interface for installing and removing add-ons. Users must clearly opt in to the installation of new add-ons, and will have clearer options about disabling add-ons when upgrading the program. While Firefox already has an Add-ons Manager, which offers this latter feature, the new interface will be a bit clearer for users who don’t access that tool.
Firefox users can update their version of the browser by choosing Firefox > About Firefox, then clicking on Check for Updates. You can also download a copy of the program here.