Firefox OS security

  • Revision slug: Mozilla/Firefox_OS/Security
  • Revision title: Security
  • Revision id: 363135
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  • Creator: ptheriault
  • Is current revision? No
  • Comment Moving the old 'Security Model' page to runtime security page, since that is what the content is about.

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The following articles cover security-related topics about Firefox OS. This includes overall security features as well as application security and how the install process is kept secure.

Firefox OS security documentation

The Firefox OS security model
An overview of the Firefox OS security model.
Runtime Security
Details of security controls built-in to the FirefoxOS runtime.
Application security in Firefox OS
An overview of how applications are made secure on Firefox OS.
Securely installing and updating applications
How Firefox OS securely installs and updates applications.
Software permissions in Firefox OS
A guide to what types of software have permission to perform various tasks on Firefox OS.

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Getting help from the community

If you're working with Firefox OS, or developing applications you'd like to run on Firefox OS devices, there are community resources to help you!

  • Consult the Boot to Gecko project forum: {{ DiscussionList("dev-b2g", "mozilla.dev.b2g") }}
  • Ask your question on Mozilla's Boot to Gecko IRC channel: #b2g

Don't forget about the netiquette...


 

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<p>The following articles cover security-related topics about Firefox OS. This includes overall security features as well as application security and how the install process is kept secure.</p>
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        <h2 class="Documentation" id="Documentation" name="Documentation">Firefox OS security documentation</h2>
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          <dt>
            <a href="/en-US/docs/Mozilla/Firefox_OS/Security/Security_model" title="/en-US/docs/Mozilla/Firefox_OS/Security/Security_model">The Firefox OS security model</a></dt>
          <dd>
            An overview of the Firefox OS security model.</dd>
          <dt>
            <a href="/en-US/docs/Mozilla/Firefox_OS/Security/Security_model" title="/en-US/docs/Mozilla/Firefox_OS/Security/Security_model">Runtime Security</a></dt>
          <dd>
            Details of security controls built-in to the FirefoxOS runtime.</dd>
          <dt>
            <a href="/en-US/docs/Mozilla/Firefox_OS/Security/Application_security" title="/en-US/docs/Mozilla/Firefox_OS/Security/Application_security">Application security in Firefox OS</a></dt>
          <dd>
            An overview of how applications are made secure on Firefox OS.</dd>
          <dt>
            <a href="/en-US/docs/Mozilla/Firefox_OS/Security/Installing_and_updating_applications" title="/en-US/docs/Mozilla/Firefox_OS/Security/Installing_and_updating_applications">Securely installing and updating applications</a></dt>
          <dd>
            How Firefox OS securely installs and updates applications.</dd>
          <dt>
            <a href="/en-US/docs/Mozilla/Firefox_OS/Security/Software_permissions" title="/en-US/docs/Mozilla/Firefox_OS/Security/Software_permissions">Software permissions in Firefox OS</a></dt>
          <dd>
            A guide to what types of software have permission to perform various tasks on Firefox OS.</dd>
        </dl>
        <p><span class="alllinks"><a href="/en-US/docs/tag/B2G" title="/en-US/docs/tag/B2G">View All...</a></span></p>
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      <td>
        <h2 class="Community" id="Community" name="Community">Getting help from the community</h2>
        <p>If you're working with Firefox OS, or developing applications you'd like to run on Firefox OS devices, there are community resources to help you!</p>
        <ul>
          <li>Consult the Boot to Gecko project forum: {{ DiscussionList("dev-b2g", "mozilla.dev.b2g") }}</li>
        </ul>
        <ul>
          <li>Ask your question on Mozilla's Boot to Gecko IRC channel: <a class="link-irc" href="irc://irc.mozilla.org/b2g" title="irc://irc.mozilla.org/b2g">#b2g</a></li>
        </ul>
        <p><span class="alllinks"><a class="external" href="http://www.catb.org/~esr/faqs/smart-questions.html" title="http://www.catb.org/~esr/faqs/smart-questions.html">Don't forget about the <em>netiquette</em>...</a></span></p>
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        <h2 class="Related_Topics" id="Related_Topics" name="Related_Topics">Related topics</h2>
        <ul>
          <li><a href="/en-US/docs/Mobile" title="en-US/docs/Mobile">Mobile</a></li>
          <li><a href="/en-US/docs/Security" title="/en-US/docs/Security">Security</a></li>
        </ul>
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