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  • Mozilla Unveils ‘Aggressive’ Firefox OS Schedule: Quarterly Feature Releases
    By on July 20, 2013 | Comments Off  Comments

    An anonymous reader writes “With Firefox OS version 1.0 out the door, Mozilla has decided that it’s time to unveil its strategy for new versions. The company is planning to make feature releases available to partners every quarter and push out security updates for the previous two feature releases every six weeks. ‘As far as I know, that’s the most aggressive mobile OS release strategy out there,’ Alex Keybl, Mozilla’s Manager of Release Management, (more…)

  • Firefox can do anything! [image]
    By on November 17, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    I love the Internet for clever little things like this.


  • We All Had To Update Firefox Because Of Farmville Users
    By on July 6, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Firefox users may have noticed they had to upgrade their browser over the weekend. Why did every Firefox user on the planet need this essential upgrade? Because Farmville was broken.


  • Germany Warns Against Using Firefox
    By on March 22, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    jayme0227 writes “Due to the recent exploit in Firefox, Germany has warned against its use. This comes a couple months after Germany advised against using IE. Perhaps we should start taking odds as to which browser will be next.” Note: the warning (from the Federal Office for Information Security) is provisional, and should be rendered moot by the release later this month of 3.6.2.

    Read more of this story at Slashdot.


  • Firefox 3.6 Locks Out Rogue Add-ons
    By on November 19, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    CWmike writes “Mozilla will add a new lockdown feature to Firefox 3.6 that will prevent developers from sneaking add-ons into the program, the company said. Dubbed ‘component directory lockdown,’ the feature will bar access to Firefox’s ‘components’ directory, where most of the browser’s own code is stored. Mozilla has billed the move as a way to boost the stability of its browser. ‘We’re doing this for stability and user control [reasons],’ said (more…)

  • Firefox Most Vulnerable Browser, Safari Close
    By on November 11, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    An anonymous reader writes “Cenzic released its report revealing the most prominent types of Web application vulnerabilities for the first half of 2009. The report identified over 3,100 total vulnerabilities, which is a 10 percent increase in Web application vulnerabilities compared to the second half of 2008. Among Web browsers, Mozilla Firefox had the largest percentage of Web vulnerabilities, followed by Apple Safari, whose browser showed a vast (more…)