A new adware family named Crusader will rewrite tech support phone numbers returned in Google search results, display ads, and show popups pushing tech support scams.
As everyone kind of expected, Google Chrome, the world's leading browser with a comfortable market share of above 50%, is also the most installed software package.
LastPass says it patched one of two separate bugs that affected its Chrome and Firefox browser extensions, which if exploited, would have allowed a third-party to extract passwords from users visiting a malicious website.
The developer of Oil and Gas International (OGI), a Texas-based website for petroleum industry news, has filed a complaint on the Mozilla bug tracker, accusing Firefox of wrongly labeling his website as insecure.
Mozilla engineers released Firefox 52.0.1 to patch a security flaw that came to light last Friday, in the Pwn2Own 2017 hacking contest.
In the midst of the WikiLeaks Vault 7, Mozilla quietly released Firefox 52, which has officially become the first web browser to support the new WebAssembly standard.
Mozilla engineers are testing three new features called Containers, SnoozeTabs, and Pulse, which, if users react positively, might find their way inside Firefox, in upcoming versions.
The way in which Firefox caches intermediate CA certificates allows a third-party to deduce various details about website visitors and also link advertising profiles to private browsing sessions.
Over the coming year, Firefox will be putting the finishing touches on a plan it set in motion in 2015, which was to replace the aging Add-ons API with a new system called WebExtensions, based on the same extensions API used by Chromium browsers such as Chrome, Vivaldi, Opera, and others.
Starting with the release of Firefox 54, the Rust programming language will take a bigger role in the Firefox browser, as more and more components will work on top of this new technology developed in the past years by the Mozilla Research team.