Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox will be making authentication process for you a little bit more easier. The browsers will now support a new standard for password-free logins called WebAuthn. The new open standard, announced by W3C and FIDO Alliance standard bodies, is currently supported in the latest version of Firefox, and will be supported
A new browser extension has been discovered that not only spies on your browsing behavior, but also hijacks the browser completely to prevent its own removal. The malware-based extension, called "Tiempo en colombia en vivo", has been found affecting Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox browsers. Security researchers at Malwarebytes discovered the pair of extensions which
Mozilla has released a new version of its Firefox browser for Desktop and Android. The security update is basically to patch the recent vulnerabilities that were discovered. Researchers have discovered two security vulnerabilities called Spectre and Meltdown that take advantage of design flaws in microprocessors. Firefox maker says it has provided a temporary fix to
Yahoo's parent Oath and Mozilla are suing each other over latter's decision to switch back to Google as default search engine. Oath filed a complaint against Mozilla last week citing improper termination of agreement and now Mozilla has filed a counter suit claiming breach of contract. Both the companies fighting over a 2014 contract signed
Mozilla today launched its new and updated Firefox Quantum web browser. Firefox Quantum is available for mobile platforms iOS and Android, and also on Windows, Mac and Linux. Along with the new layout and features, Firefox Quantum is being portrayed as really fast by Mozilla. Mozilla says that it is twice as fast as Firefox from six months ago.
Mozilla today announced the biggest update for its web browser, Firefox. Now known as Firefox Quantum, Mozilla says that it's "over twice as fast as Firefox from 6 months ago". Firefox Quantum comes with a new layout, new features and is also optimized to consume less memory. The most surprising element in the launch of Firefox Quantum is, however, the integration of Google as the default search engine and not Yahoo.
Mozilla has unveiled the latest version of its browser, Firefox 55, and it comes with multiple changes. The biggest change is the number of tabs supported in tabbed browsing. Previously, a Mozilla staffer released a blog mentioning how the latest versions of the browser can support over 1,500 tabs with ease without any lag. The latest version introduces support for 1,000 tabs. Mozilla has also made the browser a lot faster when it comes to restoring tabs after ending the session unexpectedly.
Mozilla has announced a couple of new tools for netizens as a part of Firefox's Test Pilot Experiments. Firefox has been virtually missing in action because of being overshadowed by increasingly popular rival Google Chrome. The constant upgrades, and the new file transfer feature in particular hint that the makers of Firefox are not settling for now.
Three years down the lane, there will hopefully be no more prompts to download Adobe Flash to run a file. In a blog announcement, Adobe revealed its plans to stop updating and distributing its Flash Player by the end of 2020. The announcement three years in advance is to encourage content creators to migrate existing Flash content to open formats. And to further this move, Adobe is taking help from Apple, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, and Mozilla to help kill Flash.
Mozilla has rolled out its Firefox Focus private web browser for Android users. The browser which was previously rolled out for iOS users last November, is now available for Android users. In terms of looks, design and features, the browser maintains a similar look as iOS. The Firefox Focus aims to improve browsing experience through lesser advertisement, and in-built blocking features. There are also certain added features in the Android version. The browser is already available for download over Google Play.
When was the last time you used Firefox? If you have been troubled with the slow browser experience, Mozilla has finally paid attention to the concerns with the release of the Firefox 54 update. After Google recently updated its Chrome browser, rival Mozilla has also brought in a host of changes to its Firefox browser making it hog lesser memory, and deliver a smoother and faster experience.
Mozilla Firefox may be overshadowed by the existence and popularity of Google Chrome, but the company doesn t refrain from making further developments, the latest one being the acquisition of Pocket. Mozilla has officially acquired Read It Later, Inc., the developers of Pocket. With this acquisition, Pocket will become a wholly owned subsidiary of Mozilla and will also become a part of the Mozilla open source project.Mozilla hopes the move helps increase its mobile presence and also focus on getting high quality content delivered to its users on the internet.
Everybody wants to hide their tracks online but somehow fail to do so. After browsing the internet, going back and deleting your history is a cumbersome task to say the least. Also, clearing the browser history messes up the bucket load of often used and important websites. While there are Incognito or Private modes on most web browsers these days, they don't really prevent websites from tracking your web surfing activities. But Mozilla's new Firefox Focus web browser for iPhones aims to change that.
Encryption is an important concept when it comes to protecting your data, but not many people understand what encryption really is. Encryption, in simple terms is storing your data in an unreadable and scrambled form. We cannot solely depend on lock patterns or pins on our smartphone as they can easily be hacked into. Mozilla has come up with a fun little game to explain the basics of encryption and why it really matters.
Free-software community Mozilla will soon end support for Firefox OS on smartphones after release of the operating system's latest version 2.6, a media report said. "We are announcing our plan to end-of-life support for smartphones after the Firefox OS 2.6 release," said the Mozilla community announcement, according to venturebeat.com. "This means that Firefox OS for smartphones will no longer have staff involvement beyond May," said the community which uses, develops, spreads and supports Mozilla products.
Mozilla has released the first public preview of its Firefox browser for iOS. According to The Next Web, the public preview is available only to the users in New Zealand. This limitation is so it can gather feedback before taking it to a few more countries ahead of any public launch.
Mozilla has released apre-beta version of Firefox whose updated, experimental Private Browsing mode blocks web elements that could track the user's behavior, such as analytic tools and social network services.
Mozilla has launched its Firefox version 40 with improved Windows 10 compatibility. According to the Engadget, the changes are done to bring the browser in proportion to Windows 10's design and make it easier to use on a touchscreen.
Microsoft Windows 10 is being rolled out globally in a gradual process, and it comes with a host of new features like Cortana, Continuum Mode and its new Edge Browser. The new OS has already been downloaded by 18 million users, and overall its being received positively. However, Mozilla CEO Chris Beard isn't particularly happy with Windows 10, and finds one aspect 'particularly disturbing'.