Popular Google, FireFox Extension is Secretly Tracking User Activity

A popular browser extension that helps personalize how a website looks has been found to be tracking user activity. The revelation has pushed Google and Mozilla to remove the Stylish browser extension from their app stores. However, the extension’s official…

Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox Leaked Facebook User Data Caused by Browser Vulnerability

Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox might have inadvertently leaked the Facebook usernames, profile pictures and even the likes of their users because of a side-channel vulnerability. A side-channel vulnerability was discovered in a CSS3 feature dubbed the “mix-blend-mode.” This allowed a…

Firefox Moves Closer to Password-Free Browsers

On Wednesday, Mozilla released its Firefox 60 browser, moving a step closer to password-free login for several websites. Equipped with WebAuthn, this new standard in authentication technology does away with several passwords to reduce phishing attacks. The World Wide Web…

Mozilla Launches Firefox Quantum, Poses Real Threat to Google Chrome

Mozilla has been quietly sitting on the sidelines for a while now, content to slowly work on improving Firefox. But the release of the Firefox Quantum shows that the company is now ready to join the big league once again…

Mozilla Firefox Announces End to Support for Windows XP and Vista

Pretty soon, you’ll stop receiving updates for your Firefox browser if you’re running Windows XP or Vista. Mozilla recently announced that it will be dropping support for the two platforms by next year. In a company blog post, Mozilla announced…

Firefox for iOS Now Available To All

Mozilla announced that its Firefox browser is now available for iOS worldwide. It supports iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch devices. The browser made its iOS debut in September in New Zealand, but has now expanded to everywhere else. Mozilla says…

Yahoo Search Gets Overhaul on Firefox

Yahoo announced that it’s giving Firefox users in the U.S. a new desktop search experience. This includes a redesigned header and more prominent image and video results. The design will be especially noticeable when users search for famous people and…

Firefox Welcomes Extensions From Other Browsers

Mozilla announced some big developer news for Firefox on Friday with the introduction of the WebExtensions API, which is compatible with Chrome and Opera so developers can create extensions that work across multiple browsers. Mozilla says it hears from developers…

Yahoo Said To Show Google Results Instead Of Bing In Firefox

Well, this is odd. Yahoo is reportedly displaying search results – both organic and paid – that are powered by Google when some users search using Mozilla’s Firefox web browser. That is according to Aaron Wall at SEOBook, who has…

Yahoo Tries Another Aggressive Tactic To Get People To Change Default Search

Yahoo is pretty serious about trying to get users to choose its search engine as their default experience. Since last fall, we’ve seen the company try a variety of strategies. Now, they’re even trying to get people to switch to…