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Photos: Hackers outline Firefox crack

Andrew Wbeelsoi (right) and Mischa Spiegelmock speak at the ToorCon hacker conference in San Diego on Saturday. The two gave a presentation that was a mix of dark hacker comedy and more serious talk, including the disclosure of a possible vulnerability and zero-day exploit in the open-source Firefox Web browser. The flaw affects Firefox on Windows, Apple Computer's Mac OS X and Linux, they said.

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