According to a bugzilla post, Mozilla is also looking to add a Report Abuse option when a user removes an extension. Unfortunately, though, it is not being added at this time and being saved for the future.
Microsoft has started to test a new feature in Windows 10 Insider builds that displays a message promoting Microsoft edge when a user attempts to install a competing browser such as Firefox, Chrome, Vivaldi, or Opera.
In future versions of Firefox, the browser will display recommended browser extensions that are related to the site that a user is visiting. These extension will provide extra functionality to the site such as enhancing search functions, protecting a user's privacy, or performing some other behavior.
Mozilla has announced that upcoming versions of Firefox will block all cross-site tracking, slow tracking scripts, and malicious miner and fingerprinting scripts by default. These new features will be rolled out over the coming months as part of three new initiatives.
Mozilla announced today plans to remove all Firefox legacy add-ons from the official Mozilla add-ons portal later this year, in early October.
Mozilla removed today 23 Firefox add-ons that snooped on users and sent data to remote servers, a Mozilla engineer has told Bleeping Computer today.
A popular Firefox add-on is secretly logging users' browsing history, according to reports from the author of the uBlock Origin ad blocker and Mike Kuketz, a German privacy and security blogger.
A new update for Firefox for iOS has been released that now offers a dark theme for those who do not wish to disturb others who are sleeping or feel it is easier on their eyes. Also included in this update is the ability to search and reorder your open tabs.
Mozilla has released Firefox 61.0.2 for Windows, Android, iOS, and Linux to resolve crash issues and to fix bugs. For Windows users, it also adds a new feature that will automatically restore Firefox sessions after Windows restarts.
Malwarebytes has released a Chrome and Firefox extension called "Malwarebytes Browser Extension (BETA)" that aims to protect your computer while browsing the web. When installed, this extension will block malicious sites, popups, tech support scams, and also acts as an advertising and tracking blocker.
Mozilla designers are looking to redesign the Firefox logo, and they have asked the browser's fanbase for feedback.
The Mozilla Foundation, the organization behind the Firefox browser, is working on adding a new feature to its browser that is similar to the Site Isolation feature that Google rolled out to Chrome users this year.
Mozilla engineers are preparing to remove one of the Firefox browser's oldest features —its built-in support for RSS and Atom feeds, and inherently, the "Live Bookmarks" feature.
An investigation by AdGuard, an ad-blocking platform, has revealed a common link between several Chrome and Firefox extensions and Android & iOS apps that were caught collecting highly personal user data through various shady tactics.
Mozilla has added an experimental feature to the Firefox Nightly edition browser (63.0a1) that lets users control if a site is allowed to autoplay sound when it loads.
Google and Mozilla have removed the Stylish browser extension from their respective add-on stores after the publication of a report this week that accused the extension of logging users' browser histories and sending the data to remote servers.
A weird Edge bug that was fixed earlier this month, allows a malicious website to retrieve content from other sites by playing audio files in a malformed manner that produces unintended consequences.
The Mozilla team has rolled out a new Test Pilot experiment that lets users customize some of their browser's user interface element colors.