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Update to latest version of Mozilla Firefox to minimise security risk

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30 November 2016

You are advised to update to Mozilla Firefox 50.0.1 to address a security vulnerability affecting Firefox 49 and Firefox 50. Details of the update and security fix for the popular web browser can be found on the Mozilla Foundation Security Advisories page.

Updates address vulnerabilities in computer systems that remote attackers can otherwise use to gain access to systems or information (such as online banking details).

A vulnerability is a weakness that can leave a computer and its systems open to attack. Attacks can be carried out a number of ways, including through malicious software (malware) such as viruses and spyware that can monitor a users' activity on a computer and stop systems operating properly.

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The information provided here is of a general nature. Everyone's circumstances are different. If you require specific advice you should contact your local technical support provider.