Firefox

Firefox 90 Improves Tracking Blocking For Private Browsing

Latest web browser from Mozilla Foundation further improves private browsing thanks to version 2 of the SmartBlock feature

5 months ago

Microsoft Edge Overtakes Firefox On Desktops

Worrying development for Mozilla Foundation, as user numbers of the Firefox browser on desktop shrinks, allowing Microsoft Edge to overtake…

8 months ago

Mozilla To Axe Quarter Of Its Workforce

Jobs losses. 250 jobs to be axed at Firefox creator Mozilla, with Coronavirus being blamed for “significant restructuring”

1 year ago

Google Chrome Follows Firefox Lead With DoH Option

Three months after Firefox turned on privacy feature called DNS-over-HTTPS (DoH), Google's Chrome browser gets same feature, but only if…

2 years ago

Google Removes Avast, AVG Extensions From Chrome Web Store

Google takes action over data collection concerns about browser extensions from Avast, AVG, joining similar action by Mozilla and Opera

2 years ago

Microsoft Confirms Default DoH Adoption

Microsoft joins Mozilla and Google after confirming it will adopt DNS-over-HTTPS (DoH) as browser default

2 years ago

Firefox To Halt Browser Pop-Ups

Early next year Firefox 72 will attempt to cut down on annoying pop-ups in the web browser

2 years ago

Developers Reduce Firefox Code Injection Exposure

Mozilla has removed features that exposed the browser to code injection attacks via its about: pages and JavaScript's 'dangerous' eval()…

2 years ago

Mozilla Says No Plans To Make DoH Default For UK Firefox Users

Firefox users in US will get DoH privacy protection by default, but UK users will have to manually switch it…

2 years ago

Google Follows Firefox Lead With Chrome DoH Test

Google confirms it will test DNS-over-HTTPS (DoH) in Chrome 78, days after Mozilla makes Firefox announcement

2 years ago

Mozilla Strengthens Privacy With DoH Switch On

Another move to strengthen its privacy credentials, as Mozilla gradually switches on DNS-over-HTTPS (DoH) for its Firefox browser

2 years ago

Firefox 69 Blocks Tracking Cookies, Crypto-mining

No more cryptominers or third party tracking cookies, Mozilla promises with new Firefox release

2 years ago

Mozilla, Google, Apple To Block Kazakhstan Surveillance

Tech giants take action against Kazakh government attempt to spy on all surfing and browsing in that country

2 years ago

Firefox Users Urged To Update Browser

Mozilla advisory urges update after discovery of zero-day vulnerability being exploited in the wild

2 years ago

Mozilla’s Famous Fox Fades For Firefox

A bit less fox. Famous fox logo has become a bit more ethereal, as Mozilla completes logo redesign

2 years ago

Mozilla Readies Firefox Premium – Report

Free version will remain unchanged, but premium browser could offer cloud storage and VPN capabilities

2 years ago

Mozilla Strengthens Privacy With Firefox Lockwise Password Manager

Open source community also bolsters Firefox security with tracking protection set to default

2 years ago

Google ‘Set To Roll Out’ Ad Tracker Blocking In Chrome

The move could help Google improve its privacy image – while at the same time giving it an advantage over…

3 years ago

Mozilla Rolls Out Emergency Fix After Firefox Disables Add-Ons En Masse

A certificate used to validate extensions expired at midnight on Friday, causing most add-ons to immediately stop working

3 years ago

Mozilla Looks To Reduce Push Notification Spam

The browser conducts experiments as it looks for ways to stop irksome push notification requests from bombarding Firefox users

3 years ago

Firefox 66 Seeks To Reduce Web’s Most Annoying Features

Hate video or audio clips automatically playing content in a web page? Firefox 66 aims to sooth online annoyances

3 years ago

Microsoft Extends Windows Defender Application Guard To Chrome, Firefox

Third-party browsers now compatible with Microsoft's secure browsing system – but sandboxed sessions still run in Edge

3 years ago

Mozilla Releases Free File Transfer Service, Firefox Send

Mozilla gives ability for users to send encrypted files up to 2.5Gb in size with launch of Firefox Send

3 years ago

Microsoft ‘Tests’ Pop Up Warning For Rival Browsers

Not again! Microsoft mulls the idea of warning Windows 10 users when installing Firefox or Chrome browsers

3 years ago

Mozilla To Block Firefox Ad-Tracking By Default

Firefox tightens its ad-tracking block credentials, for better privacy and to improve page loading speeds

3 years ago

Mozilla To Redesign Famous Firefox Logo

'We need your input' - Mozilla asks for feedback as it plots redesign of famous Firefox logo

3 years ago

Firefox To Include ‘Have I Been Pwned’ Alerts

Breach notifications to be included for Firefox users to alert them if their data is compromised in a data breach

3 years ago

Firefox Plug-In To Halt Facebook Data Scraping

Mozilla aims to halt Facebook's collection of data via its network of trackers across the web

4 years ago

Firefox 59 Speeds Loading Times, Improves Privacy

The new Firefox browser release builds on the speedy Quantum rendering engine that debuted in November - the 'most significant…

4 years ago

Grammarly Web Extension Hit By Data-Leak Flaw

Grammarly, with an installed base of tens of millions, has patched a bug that left users' data exposed to malicious…

4 years ago