Mozilla Firefox is a pretty popular browser used by privacy-concerned netizens. In its previous major release, it introduced the tracking protection feature enabled by default.And, with 70.0 release today, it has also added the social tracking protection feature to be enabled by default. Technically, it blocks the cross-site tracking cookies from Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.This was already present in the previous version of Firefox – however, it is now a […]
There is a reason why companies like Google are trying to push for more websites to use HTTPS is because it helps to secure your web traffic. It helps to prevent attackers from interfering with the data transferred between the website and your browser. Unfortunately, a report from Kaspersky has revealed that Russian hackers might have found a way to track secure web traffic.
Firefox for Android smartphone is not a pretty app. Yes, it does respect the user’s privacy with Firefox’s usual privacy-friendly feature and helped with a seamless experience across desktop/mobile.No matter how useful it is – it may not be the best browser for Android devices. Hence, Mozilla came up with Firefox Preview – which is an experimental version on the Play Store as the next-gen Firefox browser for Android.Now, a […]
Data breaches are an unfortunate reality of the modern age. Compromised data spreads very quickly in these circles and can cause headaches for affected users. To make sure that you take appropriate actions if you find yourself in such a position, Firefox will start to warn users if their saved logins surface in a data breach.
One of the main components that makes for a good browsing experience is speed. If a website takes too long to load, most people would just give up and seek an alternative website instead. While web hosts do play a role in determining how fast pages load, browser are also crucial in this aspect where it will also help determine loading times.
Just the other day, Mozilla issued a patch for a recently-discovered zero-day vulnerability discovered in its Firefox browser. Unfortunately, it turns out that was not the only security flaw that the browser had because according to a report from ZDNet, it seems that Mozilla has since released yet another security patch for another zero-day flaw.
If you’re a Firefox user, you might want to update your browser ASAP. This is because Mozilla has recently issued an emergency patch for the browser that will fix a zero-day vulnerability. Now, such flaws do happen from time to time, but what makes this particularly important and urgent is that this flaw is currently being exploited, which means that there is a chance you could be a victim if […]
Ever since the beginning of the internet, for the most part, browsers used to surf the web have been mostly free. This is because some companies such as Apple and Microsoft already bundle browsers with their computers, so it doesn’t really make sense for third-party browsers to charge money for their use.
Mozilla has rolled out a new release of its Firefox web browser today and the company says that this release is faster than any before it. Firefox’s speed did improve when Mozilla rolled out its Quantum browser last year but now it’s going to get even faster. That’s not something that ardent Firefox users are going to complain about, to be honest.
At the moment, pretty much most mainstream browsers out there already offer users a private browsing mode, where their identities will be better protected and where the history from your private sessions won’t be carried over to your regular browsing sessions. However, are these private modes private enough?
Many Firefox users may have noticed an issue with their browser by now. They’re unable to install new extensions while the ones that they already have installed are broken. Mozilla is aware of the issue and has even explained what has caused it. Furthermore, the company is working on a fix so that users can once again use the extensions.
Mozilla continues to build more tracking protection for its Firefox internet browser. The company has revealed that it’s testing a new anti-tracking feature which will no longer allow websites to “fingerprint” users’ browsers and thus be able to track them even after they’re cleared their cookies. It’s also testing blocking cryptocurrency miners on websites.
A lot of websites ask for permission to send you notifications and most of you may ignore them. You never seem to run out of websites that show similar notifications and it can be a nuisance. This is something that Mozilla has noticed as well. It’s now experimenting with blocking website notification requests by default in a Firefox Nightly browser build. The notification requests will be blocked automatically until the […]