Firefox beats million-download deadline

By Derek Sooman on
"I think we're setting new records here in terms of new browser downloads, and it shows that people are ready for an alternative." - Mozilla Foundation.

Firefox has beaten its 10-day goal of 1 million Firefox downloads, since the release of the first preview release of the Firefox 1.0 Web browser last week.

However, the newfound success is likely to bring some problems to the table of the Mozilla Foundation. Just some of these include handling increased security scrutiny by security experts and malicious hackers, and coping with hundreds of thousands of downloads per day.

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