Mozilla Firefox 37 brings security patches, new locales and more!

Mozilla has rolled out the latest iteration of its Firefox browser, version number 37, for Windows desktop, Mac, Linux and Android.


Mozilla has rolled out the latest iteration of its Firefox browser, version number 37, for Windows desktop, Mac, Linux and Android.

In the Release Notes, Mozilla has revealed that FireFox version 37  adds new locales including Albanian, Burmese, Lower Sorbian, Songhai, Upper Sorbian, and Uzbek. It also sets Yandex as the default search provider for the Turkish locale.

Firefox 37 also adds security patches for 13 different security advisories along with new security and user-experience features. Mozilla plans to improve security with the new opportunistic encryption technology that has been designed to encrypt potentially sensitive data.

In order to make SSL/TLS certificate revocation more effective, Firefox 37 also integrates Mozilla's OneCRL (Certificate Revocation List). It also brings in encryption of HTTP traffic. In the last version of the Firefox browser, Mozilla had introduced support for the new HTTP/2 network protocol.

Mozilla has also introduced Heartbeat, which is a complementary feedback mechanism.

Firefox 37 for the desktop can be downloaded from Firefox.com, and existing users should be able to upgrade to it automatically. The Android version will be made available on the Google Play store.


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