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Windows 7: WebGL securty threat to FF and Chrome

11 May 2011   #1
Phone Man

Windows 8.1 Pro w/Media Center 64bit, Windows 7 HP 64bit
WebGL securty threat to FF and Chrome

New graphics engine imperils users of Firefox and Chrome • The Register

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Here is the workaround to disable WebGL.

In Firefox 4, type “about:config” (minus the quotes) into the address bar and set webgl.disabled to true.
In Chrome, get to the command line of your operating system and add the --disable-webgl flag to the Chrome command. On a Windows machine, the command line would be "chrome.exe --disable-webgl"


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