Don't-Miss Browser Stories
Nearly one in four browsers are now armed with an ad-blocking tool, reducing revenue at free-content websites, an Irish company said today
Mozilla is considering the possibility of rejecting as invalid SSL certificates issued after July 1, 2012, with a validity period of more than 60 months. Google already made the decision to block such certificates in Chrome starting early next year.
Mozilla is developing a protocol that aims to let security tools and Web browsers work better together.
Google shipped Chrome 29, patching 25 vulnerabilities and rolling out under-the-hood changes the company said would offer more relevant suggestions when users typed in URLs or search strings.
Google, it seems, is thinking of the children.
Mozilla's Firefox browser has lost more than 11 percent of its user share in the last two months, giving Google's Chrome another shot at replacing it as the world's No. 2 browser, according to new data.
Mozilla will launch Firefox for Microsoft's Windows 8 "Modern" user interface in mid-December, more than a year after the operating system's launch, according to the open-source developer's planning documents.
The Pirate Bay introduced its own browser that can be used to circumvent censorship and blockades.
Google's browser displays user passwords in plain text in its settings, and it isn't the only one.
Firefox 23 launched Tuesday, complete with a new "share" button and a number of useful security updates. But it also finally killed off the "blink" tag, an annoying staple of the Web's early days.
Mozilla and Google have updated their browsers with features to help developers more effectively write and debug their websites.
The Tor Project is advising that people stop using Windows after the discovery of a startling vulnerability in Firefox that undermined the main advantages of the privacy-centered network.
The new finger-friendly features are rough, but they're coming.
Browser vendors continue to implement privacy in a half-hearted way, with Internet Explorer's default use of cookie ‘do not track' technology being the best of a weak job, a new assessment by NSS Labs has argued.