The Brave browser will no longer provide Google as its default search engine, instead replacing it with Brave Search, its own homegrown search offering, the company behind the browser says.
Company News: The Bytecode Alliance, a community dedicated to creating new software foundations, building on standards such as WebAssembly and WebAssembly System Interface (WASI), today announced incorporation as a 501(c)(6) nonprofit organisation. Incorporated by Fastly, Intel, Mozilla and Microsoft, the Bytecode Alliance now invites organisations to join its cross-industry collaborative mission alongside new members Arm, Dfinity Foundation, Embark Studios, Google, Shopify, and University of California at San Diego.
The US Supreme Court has raised the possibility that the long-running battle between Google and Oracle could be sent back to a federal appeals court in order that the search company's claim that its use of Java APIs in Android was covered by fair use.
Mozilla, the developers of the Firefox browser, has knocked back a request from Abu Dhabi-based security outfit DarkMatter to have certificates it issues be automatically accepted as genuine.
Firefox users have had all the extensions they use in their browser disabled due to the expiry of an intermediate signing certificate a few days ago. They have also been unable to download and use any new extensions.
A former chief technology officer of the Mozilla project — which produces the open source Firefox browser and the Thunderbird email client — says he was harassed by US Customs and Border Protection agencts at San Francisco International airport on his return from a trip to Europe in December 2018.
The level of public criticism and opposition to the Federal Government's encryption bill has come about because it was developed with very little consultation and then suddenly dumped on the public, the head of Internet Australia, Dr Paul Brooks, says.
Mozilla will start selling subscriptions to a VPN service, targeting a select set of users, from tomorrow onwards in the US.
Major browser makers are moving away from older versions of the Transport Layer Security protocol, with co-ordinated announcements from Microsoft, Apple, Google and Mozilla detailing the changes.
Mozilla, the organisation that produces the Firefox browser and makes a loud noise about its open source credentials, is quietly collecting telemetry data on its users by the use of hidden add-ons, even though publicly visible telemetry controls are not selected.
Adobe has announced that it will be retiring Flash by the end of 2020 and encouraging content creators to move any existing content to open formats like HTML5, WebGL and WebAssembly.
Google will reduce the trust level in Symantec-issued certificates following an investigation into a series of incidents where such certificates failed to validate properly.
Some organisations such as the Mozilla Foundation have received information from WikiLeaks to tend to vulnerabilities in their products which were recorded in the CIA document dump known as Vault 7 that was made a fortnight ago.
More than half of the traffic on the Web is now protected by encryption, according to the Electronic Frontier Foundation, an organisation dedicated to protecting civil liberties online.
Mozilla’s new Firefox Focus for iOS is a new, free, fast, and easy-to-use private browser that will not spy on you or serve up a plethora of unwelcome advertisements.
One smartphone operating system has exited the market with the Mozilla Project announcing on Tuesday that it will stop its experiment with Firefox OS on smartphones.
Mozilla’s Firefox browser has had a security update that beefs up the Private Window viewing option. Or does it?
Firefox is a good all-round browser that does mostly what the others do – but now has more privacy features than all of them.
The Mozilla Foundation has announced it is launching an award programme, to support open source and free software groups.
The Mozilla project has disclosed that its Bugzilla bug tracker was compromised and the attacker gained information about unpatched zero-day vulnerabilities.
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