Mozilla took a bit of heat this week after the organization force-installed a Mr. Robot promotional add-on in some Firefox browsers.
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.
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.
Mozilla will soon block the loading of data URIs in the Firefox navigation bar as part of a crackdown on phishing sites that abuse this protocol.
Mozilla Firefox Quantum was released today and it's definitely better, but it also caused many popular add-ons to no longer work. This is because Quantum, or Firefox 57, switched to only supporting extensions designed under the WebExtensions API, which caused older extensions designed using other APIs to no longer be compatible.
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.
Mozilla engineers are discussing plans to remove support for a state-operated Dutch TLS/HTTPS provider after the Dutch government has voted a new law that grants local authorities the power to intercept Internet communications using "false keys."
Mozilla engineers have borrowed yet another feature from the Tor Browser and starting with version 58 Firefox will block attempts to fingerprint users using the HTML5 canvas element.
Mozilla announced today plans to discontinue any support for the Firefox browser on Windows XP and Vista in June 2018.
Later today, Mozilla is scheduled to announce the public availability of Firefox 56, its latest browser release. As is its custom, the Foundation made available Firefox 56 on its FTP servers a day earlier.
Mozilla released earlier today the first beta versions of Firefox 57 that come with a new user interface — codenamed Photon — and a new core engine — codenamed Quantum.
The Project Zero team at Google has created a new tool for testing browser DOM engines and has unleashed it on today's top five browsers, finding most bugs in Apple's Safari.
Mozilla will hide an iconic section of its UI — the search bar — and will use one singular input bar atop the browser, similar to the approach of most Chromium browsers.
Firefox 57, scheduled for release on November 14, will ship with a new protective measure that will prevent accessibility apps from accessing the web browser's data.
Security researchers have discovered two flaws that affect the extension systems embedded in today's browsers, such as Firefox, Safari, and all the Chromium-related offshoots, such as Chrome, Opera, and others.