Starting with March 7, when Mozilla is scheduled to release Firefox 52, all plugins built on the old NPAPI technology will stop working in Firefox, except for Flash, which Mozilla plans to support for a few more versions.
"Antivirus software vendors are terrible; don't buy antivirus software, and uninstall it if you already have it (except for Microsoft's)." This is how Robert "Roc" O'Callahan, a former Mozilla bigwig engineer started a blog post today, in which he details a long list of issues that antivirus software have caused to browser vendors.
Mozilla will release later today Firefox 51, the latest version of its famous browser, which will include a series of small upgrades, but which will make a difference in the long run.
Mozilla's security team previewed today a new set of indicators that will be added to Firefox 51, set for launch on Monday, January 23, and subsequent Firefox versions.
The Mozilla Foundation has launched a new logo and visual identity today to replace the old red dinosaur head that previously stood as its official logo.
Mozilla engineers have added a mechanism to Firefox 52 that prevents websites from fingerprinting users using system fonts.
Just before the Christmas holiday, Mozilla announced plans to support Firefox for Windows XP and Vista until at least September 2017.
Mozilla engineers are working on a patch to fix a zero-day exploit that's currently being used to deanonymize Tor Browser users.
Mozilla engineers are preparing a very intrusive, but quite useful method of warning users that they're about to enter sensitive passwords and login via an insecure HTTP connection.
Mozilla released today Firefox 50, the latest version of its stable branch, along with new versions for its Beta (v51), Developer (v52), and Nightly (v53) editions.
An investigation by German public broadcaster NDR revealed that MyWOT (WOT, or Web Of Trust) has been selling user data to third-parties without properly anonymizing user information, which in some cases exposed the user's real identity and details about his browsing habits.
Google has banned WoSign, a Chinese company that provides SSL/TLS certificates to support HTTPS traffic, after both Apple and Mozilla took similar steps in the past month.
Mozilla has announced last week it was removing support for the Battery Status API, a feature that allows websites to detect the status of the user's battery level