Security Extensions for Firefox, the final word (for this year) is :(

May 30, 2008 § 4 Comments

As I mentioned a few months ago, two master students of mine have been working for the best part of one year on improving the security of extensions in Firefox and Thunderbird. To sum up the current situation in Firefox, extensions have no protection mechanism from each other, nor is the core of Firefox protected in any way from extensions. The objective of this work was to design and implement a mechanism allowing system administrators to define fine-grained policies for accepting or rejecting interactions between extensions or between extensions and the core of Firefox.

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Makefile for Firefox extensions

December 19, 2007 § Leave a comment

I have just released a script to automate some of the tedious tasks related to Firefox extension development. This script was used in OpenBerg when OpenBerg was written in C++. You may grab it here.
Je viens de publier un script pour automatiser certaines des tâches liées au développement d’extensions pour Firefox. Ce script était utilisé par OpenBerg lorsque OpenBerg était écrit en C++. Vous pouvez le trouver ici.

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