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Mozilla Firefox (or simply Firefox) is a free and open-s...

wikipedia - 15 Nov 2017
Mozilla Firefox (or simply Firefox) is a free and open-source web browser developed by the Mozilla Foundation and its subsidiary the Mozilla Corporation. Firefox is available for Windows, macOS and Linux operating systems, with its Firefox for Android available for Android (formerly Firefox for mobile, it also ran on the discontinued Firefox OS), and uses the Quantum layout engine to render web pages, which implements current and anticipated web standards. An additional version, Firefox for iO

Firefox might wipe out annoying website pop-ups

CNET - 22 Mar 2018
Mozilla headquarters in Mountain View, California, shows the takeoff of its overhauled Quantum version of the Firefox browser. Stephen Shankland/CNET. One feature that drew millions of people to Firefox when the browser emerged more than a decade ago ...

Firefox now lets you block annoying website notification pop-ups

The Verge - 14 Mar 2018
The Mozilla Foundation has released a new version of Firefox today that can prevent some websites from asking to send notifications to your device, as reported by Ars Technica. In addition, this version of Firefox — release number 59 — also stops ...

Firefox bug exposes passwords to brute force -- for nine years

TechTarget - 21 Mar 2018
The record of Mozilla developers' response to the Firefox bug, first recorded on Bugzilla in Oct. 2009, seems fairly casual. The initial report noted that simply increasing the number of iterations of the SHA-1 hash to 1,000 would help improve security ...

How to Block Website Popup Notifications Using Firefox 59

Lifehacker - 15 Mar 2018
For a period of three days last week I received a push notification every time posted a story. While I definitely like my share of space stories, I'm not a huge enthusiast. The notifications started when I accidentally misclicked on a push ...

Firefox Bug Goes Unfixed for Nine Years

Infosecurity Magazine - 19 Mar 2018
Mozilla was left red-faced this morning as a software developer discovered a flaw in Firefox and Thunderbird's password manager which was nine years old. Wladimir Palant, who developed the Adblock Plus extension, found a red flag when looking through ...

Firefox Quantum leader takes over all Mozilla products

CNET - 08 Mar 2018
Now, the leader of that effort has been promoted to oversee all Mozilla products. Mark Mayo, formerly senior vice president of Firefox, is now Mozilla's chief product officer, CNET has learned. That means he's taking over more projects, including the ...

Firefox makes it easy to banish push notifications

Naked Security - 15 Mar 2018
The latest version of Firefox, version 59, contains a setting designed to let users control the bane of intrusive push notification requests. In the unlikely event Firefox users have forgotten, these are the small dialogue boxes that pop up on many ...

Remove Any Search Manager (Chrome/Edge/Firefox) | Updated

Virus Guides (blog) - 22 Mar 2018
I wrote this article to help you remove Any Search Manager. This Any Search Manager removal guide works for Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer. Any Search Manager is not a legitimate program. It is categorized as an adware infection. As you probably ...

Mozilla 'presses pause' on Facebook ads over data-mining claims

The Guardian - 22 Mar 2018
Mozilla is halting advertising on Facebook at least until the social network strengthens its protections of user data. Photograph: Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images. Mozilla, which makes the popular Firefox web browser, has become the first major ...

Firefox turns out the lights on two privacy-sucking features

Naked Security - 13 Mar 2018
Did you know that the websites you browse can ask your phone how far away your face is from the screen, and that they can determine the ambient light levels of the room you're in? No, me neither, and I do this stuff for a living. The fact it is that ...

How to deploy Firefox with locked about:config settings

TechRepublic - 14 Mar 2018
Since the release of Firefox Quantum, have you made the change to Firefox in your company? If that's the case, are you concerned about users making changes to the browser that might go against company policy, or pose security risks? Although the ...

Firefox Quantum 59.0.1

Neowin - 16 Mar 2018
Firefox is a fast, full-featured Web browser. It offers great security, privacy, and protection against viruses, spyware, malware, and it can also easily block pop-up windows. The key features that have made Firefox so popular are the simple and ...

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