Mozilla

Has Mozilla created a two-tier add-ons system?

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/01/20/has-mozilla-created-a-two-tier-add-ons-system/

4 days ago

"This extension isn't monitored by Mozilla. Make sure you trust the extension before you install it." is displayed on the Firefox Browser add-ons website when users open all but some of the […]

MozillaCreatedAdd-onsSystem

No Mo'zilla for about 100 techies today: Firefox maker lays off staff as boss talks of 'difficult choices' and funding

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/16/mozilla_job_cuts/

a week ago

Enjoy that new version 72? Donate.mozilla.org is a thing, folks

MozillaTechiesFirefoxDifficultChoicesFunding

Mozilla lays off 70 employees to prepare for tough years ahead

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/01/16/mozilla-lays-off-70-employees-to-prepare-for-tough-years-ahead/

a week ago

A Techcrunch report suggests that Mozilla laid off at least 70 employees to better prepare for the challenges that it is facing in the coming years. Mozilla, which is bests known for […]

MozillaEmployeesPrepare

Please Mozilla, don't touch the user.js functionality in Firefox

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/01/06/please-mozilla-dont-touch-the-user-js-functionality-in-firefox/

3 weeks ago

A bug report opened about nine months ago on Mozilla's Bugzilla bug tracking site for Firefox suggests that the organization could disable reading the user.js file of the Firefox browser by default […]

PleaseMozillaFunctionalityFirefox

Mozilla will soon delete Telemetry data when users opt-out in Firefox

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/01/03/mozilla-will-soon-delete-telemetry-data-when-users-opt-out-in-firefox/

3 weeks ago

The next stable version of the Firefox web browser, Firefox 72, includes a new option to have collected Telemetry data deleted. Firefox, like the majority of web browsers out there, collects Telemetry […]

MozillaDeleteTelemetryOpt-outFirefox

Mozilla will enforce two-factor authentication for Extension Developers

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/12/14/mozilla-will-enforce-two-factor-authentication-for-extension-developers/

a month ago

Firefox extension developers need to set up their accounts to support two-factor authentication (2FA) in early 2020 as this is a new requirement that Mozilla has just announced. Mozilla's reasoning behind the […]

MozillaTwo-factorAuthenticationExtensionDevelopers

Mozilla removes site specific user-agent override option from Firefox 71

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/12/11/mozilla-removes-site-specific-user-agent-override-option-from-firefox-71/

a month ago

A few months we told you how to disable the Twitter redesign and get the old interface back. Yesterday I ran into the new UI in Firefox even though I kept the […]

MozillaRemovesSpecificOverrideOptionFirefox

Mozilla locks nosy Avast, AVG extensions out of Firefox store amid row over web privacy

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/12/04/avast_avg_mozilla_takedown/

2 months ago

Add-ons accused of slurping every URL netizens visit

MozillaExtensionsFirefoxPrivacy

Mozilla launches Firefox Private Network VPN for $4.99 per month

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/12/03/mozilla-launches-firefox-private-network-vpn-for-4-99-per-month/

2 months ago

Mozilla continues to expand its products and services beyond the Firefox web browser. Firefox Private Network was launched as the first product of the revamped Test Pilot program that Mozilla put on […]

MozillaLaunchesFirefoxPrivateNetwork

Mozilla removes all Avast Firefox extensions

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/12/03/mozilla-removes-all-avast-firefox-extensions/

2 months ago

If you search for Avast or AVG on the official Mozilla Add-ons website, you may notice that no results by these companies are returned. Neither Avast Online Security or SafePrice, nor AVG […]

MozillaRemovesFirefoxExtensions

Mozilla revenue dropped in 2018 but it is still doing well

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/11/26/mozilla-revenue-dropped-in-2018-but-it-is-still-doing-well/

2 months ago

Mozilla published the organization's Annual Report for the year 2018 on November 25, 2019. The report, an audited financial statement, provides information on income and expenses in the year 2018. One of […]

MozillaRevenueDropped

Microsoft joins Google and Mozilla in adopting DNS over HTTPS data security protocol

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/11/19/microsoft_joins_doh/

2 months ago

Some concerned it hands too much power to too few

MicrosoftGoogleMozillaSecurityProtocol

Mozilla Taiwan releases Firefox Lite 2.0 for Android

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/11/12/mozilla-taiwan-releases-firefox-lite-2-0-for-android/

2 months ago

Mozilla has created several Android web browsers in the recent past: from classic Firefox and Firefox Preview to Firefox Focus and Firefox Lite. Firefox Lite 1.0 was released last year by Mozilla […]

MozillaTaiwanReleasesFirefoxAndroid

Mozilla bans all extensions that execute remote code

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/11/05/mozilla-bans-all-extensions-that-execute-remote-code/

3 months ago

Mozilla added a number of extensions for the Firefox web browser that execute code remotely to the organization's blocklist in the beginning of November. The bugzilla listing shows only IDs of the […]

MozillaExtensionsExecuteRemote

Mozilla Firefox 70.0.1 release information

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/11/01/mozilla-firefox-70-0-1-release-information/

3 months ago

Mozilla released Firefox 70.0.1 on October 31, 2019 to the web browser's stable channel. The new Firefox version addresses several issues including a major issue that caused some pages or page elements […]

MozillaFirefoxReleaseInformation

Mozilla working on native Firefox translation feature

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/10/20/mozilla-working-on-native-firefox-translation-feature/

3 months ago

Mozilla is working on integrating a native translation feature in the organization's Firefox web browser that does not rely on cloud services. One of the advantages that the Chrome browser has over […]

MozillaWorkingNativeFirefoxTranslationFeature

Mozilla about to launch VPN beta

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/10/16/mozilla-about-to-launch-vpn-beta/

3 months ago

Mozilla, maker of the Firefox web browser, will launch the first beta of its upcoming VPN service in the coming weeks. The organization launched Firefox Private Network in September 2019 which added […]

MozillaLaunch

Mozilla disables TLS 1.0 and 1.1 in Firefox Nightly in preparation of deprecation

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/09/29/mozilla-disables-tls-1-0-and-1-1-in-firefox-nightly-in-preparation-of-deprecation/

4 months ago

Firefox maker Mozilla disabled support for the protocols TLS 1.0 and TLS 1.1 in recent versions of the Firefox Nightly web browser. Major browser makers such as Mozilla and Google announced in […]

MozillaDisablesFirefoxNightly

DoH! Mozilla assures UK minister that DNS-over-HTTPS won't be default in Firefox for Britons

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/09/24/mozilla_backtracks_doh_for_uk_users/

4 months ago

As Reg readers will know, you'll have to click a few buttons first

MozillaDefaultFirefox

Mozilla will release a new Firefox version every 4 weeks from 2020 on

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/09/17/mozilla-will-release-a-new-firefox-version-every-4-weeks-from-2020-on/

4 months ago

Mozilla announced on September 17, 2019 that it will speed up the Firefox release cycle from 2020 onward for all Firefox channels. New Firefox versions get released every six to eight weeks […]

MozillaReleaseFirefoxVersion