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Have I Been Pwned service gets baked into Firefox, 1Password

Jun 26, 2018 - 6:14 PM

The team-ups between Have I Been Pwned and Firefox and 1Password aim to expand the reach of the service, which is changing mindsets regarding password management and security

Firefox to soon alert users when visiting hacked sites

Nov 24, 2017 - 2:04 PM

Mozilla and Troy Hunt of the Have I Been Pwned breach notification service are working on an add-on that warns users visiting websites that figured in a data breach or hack

Mozilla releases new browser, Firefox Quantum

Nov 15, 2017 - 10:46 AM

Firefox Quantum reportedly boasts much faster loading times than Google Chrome and Firefox from 6 months ago

FIREFOX QUANTUM. Firefox's latest version is available to download. Screen shot from YouTube.

Mozilla and fact-checker engine join fight on fake news

Aug 09, 2017 - 11:08 PM

The US based open source group says it is investing in people programs and projects in a new initiative to actively disrupt misinformation online

Firefox 42 launches with tracking protection privacy features

Nov 04, 2015 - 5:43 PM

Users of Private Browsing with Tracking Protection on Firefox will be able to determine how much or how little information they share about themselves with third parties that aren t part of the site a user is visiting

Facebook security chief wants Flash to die out

Jul 14, 2015 - 3:44 PM

Alex Stamos calls for an end of life date for Flash so that the ecosystem of computing can move beyond reliance on Adobe Flash

Firefox browsers switch to Yahoo for online search

Nov 20, 2014 - 2:52 PM

Mozilla Firefox switches search engines and signs a 5 year deal with Yahoo for it to become Firefox s default search engine in the US

SEARCH ENGINE. Mozilla switches search engines for its Firefox browser in the US. Image from Mozilla.

OKCupid asks Firefox users to switch browsers due to CEO

Apr 02, 2014 - 10:36 PM

OKCupid calls on its users to ditch Firefox following its current CEO s donation in support of an anti gay marriage law in 2008

GAY RIGHTS. OKCupid calls on Firefox users to switch browsers due to a CEO's seeming support for banning gay marriage.

Tech groups pitch in for Haiyan support

Nov 16, 2013 - 8:27 PM

Tiny changes to code or big announcements online can help in bringing the need for Philippine aid after Haiyan to a wider audience

HELPING FROM AFAR. You don't have to get off your seat to make a difference.

Mozilla to tweak Firefox plugin permissions for added security

Jan 31, 2013 - 5:17 PM

Mozilla will tweak its Click to Play system to make Firefox browsing a safer more stable experience

FIREFOX TWEAKED. Changes to firefox hope to increase browser security. Screen shot from Mozilla.