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Cybersecurity
Aura Infosec discovers major Mozilla Firefox vulnerability
Alex Nikolova made the discovery while conducting a research project on the same-origin policy of various web browsers.
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Encryption
Mozilla launches Firefox Send, an encrypted file transfer service
Mozille Firefox has launched a free encrypted file transfer service that allows people to securely share files from any web browser – not just Firefox.
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Cybersecurity
New study details how easy it is for hackers to steal your data
It’s no secret that web browsers store a substantial amount of sensitive information about their users - hackers are taking advantage of this.
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Mozilla
Bye bye, NPAPI: Mozilla issues critical update to Firefox, disables plugins
Firefox has disabled all NPAPI plugin capability except Flash. Common plugins such as Adobe Acrobat, Java and Microsoft Silverlight no longer load.
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Apple
Smartphone growth declining as consumer models get cheaper
While premium phones aren't going anywhere, we are seeing increasingly better specs in more affordable smartphones. Consumers no longer have to go with a top-of-the-line handset to guarantee decent hardware quality or experience.
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Apple
Fired up Mozilla stakes smartphone claim
Mozilla to launch phone operating system after securing 18 mobile operator partners, including device commitments from a host of companies.
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Mozilla
Mozilla Firefox upgrade taken offline
Users advised to downgrade as web browser upgrade is removed over vulnerability concerns.
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Mozilla
Firefox browser beta suited
Web browsers announce new version of latest software in search for improvements.
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Apple
Mozilla’s bid to make the best iPad browser
'Junior' allows full-screen browsing by removing navigation bar. So how do you get around?
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Internet Explorer
Chrome overtakes Firefox, eyes up IE
Google browser takes second place in browser wars; so how far away is Internet Explorer?
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Twitter
Short wait for Firefox 8
What sets the latest version of the Mozilla browser apart from the others?
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Mozilla
Mozilla ramps up Firefox schedule
Mozilla is making its plan to match Google Chrome’s aggressive update schedule clear.
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Apple
Safari and Chrome make gains in browser wars
Safari and Chrome gain market share despite version updates from Microsoft and Mozilla
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Internet Explorer
Browser wars
The Netguide Browser wars - IE, Firefox, Chrome, Safari, Opera, or Avant? We take a look.
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Mozilla
Firefox 4 crushes IE9
Mozilla sees its Firefox 4 browser downloaded 7.1 million times in just 24 hours of going live compared to IE9's 2.3 million.
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Internet Explorer
Internet Explorer 9 goes live
The latest Microsoft browser comes out of beta and goes on general release in 39 languages.