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Mozilla Firefox is a Free and Open Source [[Web Browser|web browser]].
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Mozilla Firefox is a Free and Open Source [[Web Browser|web browser]] developed by the Mozilla Foundation.
  
 
It can have many [http://addons.mozilla.org add-ons] which give it extra capabilities.
 
It can have many [http://addons.mozilla.org add-ons] which give it extra capabilities.
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This bug affects Firefox 2 (all versions) and Firefox 3 Beta3.
 
This bug affects Firefox 2 (all versions) and Firefox 3 Beta3.
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== History ==
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Firefox 3 stores the history of visited sites in a file named places.sqlite. This files uses the [[SQLite database format]].
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=== Timestamps ===
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The places.sqlite uses the following timestamps.
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==== moz_historyvisits.visit_date ====
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The visit date and time values in the moz_historyvisits table are in (the number of) microseconds since January 1, 1970 UTC
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Some Python code to do the conversion into human readable format:
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date_string = datetime.datetime( 1970, 1, 1 )
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            + datetime.timedelta( microseconds=timestamp )
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== See Also ==
 
== See Also ==
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* [[Mozilla Suite]]
 
* [[Mozilla Suite]]
 
* [[Mozilla Firefox History File Format]]
 
* [[Mozilla Firefox History File Format]]
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* [[SQLite database format]]
  
 
== External Links ==
 
== External Links ==
  
 
* [http://www.mozilla.com/firefox/ Official website]
 
* [http://www.mozilla.com/firefox/ Official website]
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Mozilla Firefox is a Free and Open Source web browser developed by the Mozilla Foundation.

It can have many add-ons which give it extra capabilities.

Anonymous Browsing

Mozilla Firefox can be used in anonymous browsing (see The Onion Router). However, it is known that Firefox reveals computer's uptime in TLS (SSL) "Client Hello" packets allowing investigator correlate anonymous and non-anonymous traffic [1].

This bug affects Firefox 2 (all versions) and Firefox 3 Beta3.

History

Firefox 3 stores the history of visited sites in a file named places.sqlite. This files uses the SQLite database format.

Timestamps

The places.sqlite uses the following timestamps.

moz_historyvisits.visit_date

The visit date and time values in the moz_historyvisits table are in (the number of) microseconds since January 1, 1970 UTC

Some Python code to do the conversion into human readable format:

date_string = datetime.datetime( 1970, 1, 1 )
            + datetime.timedelta( microseconds=timestamp )

See Also

External Links