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Firefox 69 Will Now Block Third-Party Cookies By Default
Cookies are useful when you browse the web as it helps to remember some of your activities and whatnot. However, the use of cookies have evolved over the years where back in the day, it was simply used to remember who you were, but now cookies are being used to track you across multiple websites as you use the internet.

Firefox Will Warn You If Saved Logins Surface In Data Breaches
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.

Mozilla Is Gearing Up To Launch Its News Subscription Service
Mozilla is a company that most of you might be familiar with for its Firefox browser, but in recent times, the company seems to be expanding on their product portfolio and earlier this year, they launched a news service in which users could source their news articles from, similar to what other companies such as Opera have done.

Mozilla’s Firefox Preview Browser Is Twice As Fast
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.

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Mozilla Issues New Firefox Patch For Zero-Day Vulnerability
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.

Mozilla Releases Emergency Patch For Firefox
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 […]

Paid Version Of Mozilla’s Firefox Could Arrive This Fall
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.

Firefox Gets Some Serious Speed Improvements
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.

Mozilla Exploring ‘Super Private Browsing’ Mode For Firefox
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?

Mozilla Is Fixing A Bug That Broke Firefox Extensions
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.

Firefox Tests Browser Fingerprint And Crypto Mining Blocking
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.

Firefox Could Block Website Notification Requests By Default
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 […]

Mozilla Optimizes Its Firefox Browser For The iPad
While our tablets might be viewed simply as larger phones, the fact of the matter is that they’re more than that. This is because while they might share a similar operating system, how we use our phones versus our tablets are very different, and as such apps designed for tablets are simply more than just scaled up versions of phone apps.

Firefox 66 Is Out And It Blocks Autoplaying Content By Default
If you were to say that videos that autoplay with sound online are a major inconvenience, you’d likely find a lot of people who agree with you, myself included. Mozilla is looking to do away with these online inconveniences. The company today announced that the latest Firefox 66 release available today blocks autoplaying content by default.

Firefox Send Encrypted File Sharing Service Goes Live
Mozilla launched Firefox Send in beta quite a while back. It’s a file-sharing service that allows users to share files with end-to-end encryption. The link to the file automatically expires so that users have peace of mind that their stuff doesn’t stay online for free. Mozilla has now confirmed that Firefox Send is no longer an experiment as it has exited the beta.

Firefox Will Mute Websites That Autoplay Video And Audio
We know how annoying it can be when you load multiple websites at once, and a couple of them suddenly start blaring audio and video automatically. With browsers like Google Chrome, users have the option of muting the tab, and that’s a feature that Mozilla is looking to build into Firefox as well, except with a slight upgrade.

Firefox Update Makes Blocking Trackers More Transparent
These days we’re seeing how more developers are starting to build more robust privacy protection features into their browsers, whether it be ad or tracker blocking. However sometimes it can be a bit confusing as to what is being blocked, especially for users who might not be tech savvy and have no idea what’s going on.

Mozilla To Build Ad-Blocker Into Firefox Focus 9.0
Mozilla has two browsers available on mobile: Firefox and Firefox Focus. The former is a version of the company’s popular Firefox browser except that it was designed for mobile use, and as such it will play nicely with the desktop version where it will sync content like bookmarks. Firefox Focus on the other hand is a mobile browser designed with privacy in mind.

Firefox Focus Updated With Enhanced Tracking Protection
Mozilla is rolling out a new update for Firefox Focus, its privacy-focused mobile browser. It brings improved tracking protection for users. Those who are using the browser on Android will now be able to individually decide which publishers they want to share data with. The browser will also warn them why they access risky content.

Mozilla Releases Firefox 64
For those of you out there who use Mozilla’s Firefox browser, you might be interested to learn that Mozilla has since released the latest build of the browser in the form of Firefox 64. According to Mozilla, the update to Firefox 64 will bring about improvements to the browsing experience, such as smart recommendations, browser tab management, and so on.