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Browser makers spell out anti-POODLE plans

Gregg Keizer | Oct. 17, 2014
Mozilla to disable SSL 3.0 in Firefox 34, but Google and Microsoft haven't set timelines for Chrome or IE.

"Microsoft will take the appropriate action to help protect our customers. This may include providing a security update through our monthly release process or providing an out-of-cycle security update, depending on customer needs," the advisory stated.

The next regularly-scheduled Patch Tuesday is Nov. 11.

Apple has, not surprisingly, said nothing about modifying Safari, since its policy is to not comment on ongoing security issues. But one should assume that it would drop support for SSL 3.0 with a future update as well.


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