Tag: Mozilla Firefox

Mozilla’s Password Manager Firefox Lockbox Is Now On Android

Mozilla now brings its password manager to Android. Firefox Lockbox is a no-frills standalone app that lets users easily access passwords saved on the Firefox browser.

Apps/Software March 27, 2019

Firefox Can Now Block Autoplaying Videos And Sounds

Mozilla announced the launch of Firefox 66, the latest update for its browsing platform. The update will allow consumers to automatically disable autoplay videos that have sound.

Internet March 20, 2019

Firefox Will Soon Mute Autoplaying Videos Automatically

Autoplaying videos are one of the most egregious banes of internet culture. Fortunately, Firefox 66, which Mozilla is scheduled to launch this March, will mute them by default.

Internet February 5, 2019

Firefox Monitor Will Let You Know If You Need To Change Passwords

Mozilla launched Firefox Monitor, a free service that was created in partnership with Have I Been Pwned. The tool will allow users to check if their email address and personal information may have been compromised by a data breach.

Apps/Software September 26, 2018

Microsoft To Suggest Windows 10 Users To Stick With Edge When Downloading Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox

Microsoft tested a 'warning' when users try to install Firefox or Chrome on Windows 10. The prompt, which drew some backlash online, will be live in the October update of Windows 10.

Microsoft September 13, 2018

Mozilla Firefox Will Soon Block Ad Trackers By Default, To Protect User Privacy And Improve Page Load Speed

Mozilla announced on Thursday that its 'Firefox browser' will soon block web trackers by default to improve performance. Web trackers are chiefly used for targeted advertising and broad user data collection.

Apps/Software September 1, 2018

Mozilla Firefox Rebranding In The Works With Lots Of New Logos: Which Ones Do You Like?

Mozilla Firefox is rebranding to include in its identity not just the web browser, but also the variety of internet products that it offers. Mozilla revealed two design systems of 12 icons each to show what it is talking about.

Apps/Software July 31, 2018

Browser Extension Secretly Stole Chrome And Firefox Users' Entire Browsing History

The Stylish browser extension has apparently been secretly recording users' browser history since January 2017, when it changed owners. Chrome, Firefox, and Opera have now pulled the extension.

Internet July 6, 2018

Mozilla Firefox Add-On To Promote 'Mr. Robot' Backfires: Users Think They Were Really Hacked

A mysterious add-on named Looking Glass 1.0.3 started appearing in Mozilla Firefox browsers earlier this week. Users thought they were hacked, but it was just a marketing stunt for the 'Mr. Robot' TV show.

Security December 17, 2017

Firefox: Mozilla Shuts Down Its Connected Devices Division, Shatters Push To Evolve Beyond The Browser

Mozilla has shut down its connected device division, affecting some 50 people working to bring Mozilla’s web technology beyond the browser. Mozilla said it’s working hard to give laid off employees new positions inside the company.

Internet February 3, 2017

Which Is The Safest Among Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome And Mozilla Firefox?

A study shows that Microsoft Edge is the safer browser to use for Windows 10 users. Read on to find out if this claim is true.

Internet January 29, 2017

Mozilla Urges Digital Netizens To Help Save The Internet: Here's Why

Mozilla is launching a prototype of an open source initiative that aims to track the health of the Internet. The project aims to focus on five aspects of the Internet: open innovation, online privacy, digital inclusion, privacy, and web literacy.

Internet January 22, 2017

331 Million Microsoft Internet Explorer, Edge Users Moved To Google Chrome And Mozilla Firefox This Year

Microsoft browsers have lost an insane number of users, with millions abandoning them on a monthly basis. In October alone, the exodus included 40 million users who flocked to rival browsers such as Firefox and Google Chrome.

Microsoft November 6, 2016

Mozilla Firefox To Block Flash Content 'Not Essential To The User Experience'

Mozilla Firefox is pushing plans that aim for the removal of the Flash Player plugin in the long run. In a recent announcement, developers explained that Flash-based content on most sites will be blocked immediately to improve end-user browsing experiences.

Internet July 21, 2016

Mozilla Denied Request To Learn How Feds Hacked Firefox

Mozilla almost got word of an important security flaw in its Firefox browser, but a U.S. judge ruled against it. The vulnerability was detected by the FBI in the Tor browser while investigating a child porn network.

Business Tech May 19, 2016

Mozilla Firefox Grabs Bigger Market Share Than Microsoft's Edge And IE Combined: That's A First

For the first time ever, Mozilla's Firefox browser has overtaken Microsoft's Internet Explorer and Edge browser in desktop market share around the world. Google still commands a strong lead, however, with over 60 percent market share.

Apps/Software May 17, 2016

Mozilla Wants To Know How FBI Exploited Vulnerability In Firefox Web Browser

Mozilla asks the court to disclose the Tor bug the FBI exploited to catch pedophiles.

Internet May 13, 2016

Internet Explorer Dethroned By All Counts: Google Chrome Is The Undisputed Browser Market King

NetMarketShare was the last browser measurement site to still list Internet Explorer on top, but not anymore. The latest figures show that Google Chrome is the undisputed leader, dethroning IE in all counts.

Internet May 2, 2016

Mozilla Firefox For iOS Exits Preview, Now Available To All

Mozilla revealed that Firefox for iOS finished its preview phase and is ready to meet the whole world. The iOS browser from Mozilla went live on the Apple App Store, and users can now browse quickly and privately.

Apps/Software November 12, 2015

Mozilla Firefox 42 Rolls Out With Tracking Protection, Lets You Block Trackers In Private Browsing

A new Firefox update makes it one of the safest and anonymous-friendly software of its type. Tracking Protection is only one of the measures that Mozilla enforced, allowing Firefox 42 to offer its users the best Internet browsing experience.

Internet November 4, 2015

New Malware Does Not Take Over Your Browser... It Replaces It

Internet security experts advised caution for Chrome users. A new malware component, eFast Browser, aimed to take over and replace Google’s browser. This was good news, though, and Mozilla and Microsoft are learning a valuable lesson.

Internet October 19, 2015

Mozilla Stripping Firefox Of All Plugins Except Flash: Future Browser Versions Won't Have Plugin Support

Mozilla announced that 2016 is the last year when NPAPI plugin support will be available on Firefox, as the browser transitioned towards newer Web technologies. Adobe Flash is the only plugin that remained, due to its functional popularity.

Internet October 10, 2015

Microsoft Actively Discouraging Use Of Other Browsers On WIndows 10

Microsoft seriously wants consumers to use its own Edge browser for Windows 10. Users who would do a search on Bing for Firefox or Chrome say Microsoft recommends Edge for the new OS.

Internet September 7, 2015

Is The Firefox Block The Death Knell for Flash?

Mozilla's Firefox browser is now blocking Flash by default due to security concerns. Hacking vulnerabilities have pushed many, including Facebook's security chief, to call for an end to the Adobe software.

Apps/Software July 14, 2015

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