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Mozilla installs Scheduled Telemetry Task on Windows with Firefox 75

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/04/09/mozilla-installs-scheduled-telemetry-task-on-windows-with-firefox-75/

9 hrs ago

Observant Firefox users on Windows who have updated the web browser to Firefox 75 may have noticed that the upgrade brought along with it a new scheduled tasks. The scheduled task is […]

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Mozilla plugs two Firefox browser holes exploited in the wild by hackers to hijack victims' computers

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/04/06/mozilla_firefox_security_patches/

2 days ago

Update now before it's too late

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Mozilla won't delay Firefox releases (but some features may be delayed)

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/03/28/mozilla-wont-delay-firefox/

2 weeks ago

Mozilla won't change the schedule of Firefox releases for the moment according to a schedule update published on the official Mozilla Wiki website. Several browser makers, software developers and hardware manufacturers announced […]

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Mozilla re-enables TLS 1.0 and 1.1 because of Coronavirus (and Google)

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/03/21/mozilla-re-enables-tls-1-0-and-1-1-because-of-coronavirus-and-google/

3 weeks ago

Mozilla released Firefox 74.0 Stable to the public on March 10, 2020. The new version of Firefox came with a number of changes and improvements; among them the deprecation of the security […]

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Mozilla will remove FTP support in the Firefox web browser

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/03/19/mozilla-will-remove-ftp-support-in-the-firefox-web-browser/

3 weeks ago

Mozilla plans to disable and later on remove support for the FTP protocol in the organization's Firefox web browser this year. Discussions about ending FTP support date back to 2015 when Google […]

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Firefox OS Successor: Mozilla and KaiOS announce partnership

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/03/14/firefox-os-successor-mozilla-and-kaios-announce-partnership/

4 weeks ago

Firefox OS, formerly known as Boot2Gecko, was Mozilla's attempt at establishing a mobile operating system. First designed as an open alternative to the rising Android and iOS operating systems, then with a […]

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Mozilla rolls out DNS over HTTPS for users in the US: on by default

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/02/25/mozilla-rolls-out-dns-over-https-for-users-in-the-us-on-by-default/

a month ago

Firefox users from the United States will have the web browser's DNS over HTTPS feature enabled by default in the coming weeks . Starting today, Mozilla is going to roll out the […]

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Mozilla launches Firefox Private Network VPN for Android

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/02/19/mozilla-launches-firefox-private-network-vpn-for-android/

2 months ago

Mozilla launched Firefox Private Network VPN for Google's Android operating system recently. The standalone Android application extends support to Android devices. The organization launched a beta of Firefox Private Network VPN back […]

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Mozilla integrates initial add-ons support in Firefox Preview (Nightly)

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/02/07/mozilla-integrates-initial-add-ons-support-in-firefox-preview-nightly/

2 months ago

Mozilla's work on the next Android version of Firefox, called Firefox Preview, continues. Developers have added initial support for browser add-ons in the latest Firefox Preview (Nightly) version. Add-on support was not […]

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Brave, Google, Microsoft, Mozilla gather together to talk web privacy... and why we all shouldn't get too much of it

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/29/browser_security_enigma/

2 months ago

Enigma Browser makers keep coming back to the need to please advertisers

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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/

3 months 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 […]

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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/

3 months ago

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

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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/

3 months 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 […]

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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 months 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 […]

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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 months 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 […]

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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/

4 months 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 […]

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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/

4 months 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 […]

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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/

4 months ago

Add-ons accused of slurping every URL netizens visit

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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/

4 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 […]

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Mozilla removes all Avast Firefox extensions

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

4 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 […]

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