The increased adoption of HTTPS among website operators will soon lead to browsers marking HTTP pages as "Not Secure" by default.
Mozilla took a bit of heat this week after the organization force-installed a Mr. Robot promotional add-on in some Firefox browsers.
GlassWire 2.0 has been released that comes with some new features such as VirusTotal scanning, Windows Firewall rules synchronization, WiFi evil twin discovery, multi-monitor support, and hi-res monitor support.
Google Chrome 63, which shipped yesterday evening, arrived with a new experimental feature called Strict Site Isolation that according to Google engineers is an additional security layer on top of Chrome's built-in sandboxing technology.
Google has started rolling out version 63 of its Chrome browser for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Android users. Most changes in this version address under-the-hood features and bring speed improvements and better support for web standards.
Google has laid out a plan for blocking third-party applications from injecting code into the Chrome browser.
Last week, Microsoft filed a patent for a new browser technology that will detect when users are visiting NSFW, questionable, or unsafe websites and switch to Private Browsing mode automatically.
Mozilla engineers are working on a notifications system for Firefox that shows a security warning to users visiting sites that have suffered data breaches.
Six days after Mozilla launched Firefox 57, a revamped version of the Firefox browser, Giorgio Maone, the developer of the NoScript add-on, has updated NoScript to work with Firefox's new WebExtensions add-ons API.
Most source code files hosted on GitHub are actually clones of previously created files, according to a recent study conducted by a joint team of researchers from the University of California, Irvine, the Czech Technical University, Microsoft Research, and Northeastern University.
Certificate Authority (CA) StartCom announced last week, on Friday, its intention to cease operations by 2018, and completely shut down its certificate infrastructure by 2020.
Unbeknown to most users, Mozilla added a privacy-enhancing feature to the Firefox browser over the summer that can help users block online advertisers from tracking them across the Internet.
A glitch in the Louisville Metro Department of Corrections (LMDC) computer system kept an inmate in prison for five extra months. Human error was also involved.
In less than a week, Mozilla will flip the switch on a completely new browser with the release of Firefox 57, a version that's been rebuilt with a new browser engine core, a new user interface, revamped settings panel, and with a new add-ons API.
Firefox 57, scheduled for release next week, will add a new option to allows users to turn on the browser's Tracking Protection feature all the time, not just in Private Browsing mode.
Users of the Firefox Xmarks bookmark syncing add-on are reporting various problems with the plugin, some of which include corrupted bookmarks, failed sync operations, or popup spamming.
Open Whisper Systems, the company behind the Signal IM service, has finally launched standalone desktop applications for Windows, macOS, and Linux.