Mozilla

Firefox users can now ‘isolate their Facebook identity’ from the rest of the web

Firefox’s Facebook Container add-on makes it harder for Facebook to track your web activity via third-party cookies.


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tripwire.com

Mozilla asks court to force FBI into revealing potential Firefox zero-day vulnerability

The FBI collected the IP and MAC addresses of visitors to a child sexual abuse website. But how did they do it? Mozilla wants to know – but the FBI wants to keep details of the flaw it exploited secret.

Read more in my article on the Tripwire State of Security blog.


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bitdefender.com

Login form on your non-HTTPS webpage? Firefox will display a warning

Do you run a website that asks your users to login to their account? If so, do you request those login credentials over HTTP rather than HTTPS?

Oh dear…

Read more in my article on the Hot for Security blog.


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All versions of Firefox are blocking Flash by default. No-one cries

Block will be removed when Adobe releases a version of Flash which is no longer being actively exploited.

Sorry about that…


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bitdefender.com

Oops! Mozilla left thousands of email addresses and passwords lying around (again)

For second time in a month, Mozilla – famous for the Firefox web browser – has had to warn that thousands of email addresses and passwords were left lying around on a server that the public could easily access.

Read more in my article for the Hot for Security blog.


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Privacy concerns over popular ShowIP Firefox add-on

A popular Firefox add-on appears to have started leaking private information about every website that users visit, including sensitive data which could identify individuals or reduce their security to a third-party server.


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Firefox 7 security fixes, http vs https and data collection

Mozilla has released Firefox 7, the latest incarnation of their popular web browser.

Recently Firefox has been getting through new version numbers faster than a fat man chasing a ice cream van.


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Fake Firefox update email – don’t click, or you may have your passwords stolen

Have you received an email about an update for Firefox?

Read this before you click on the link – your passwords might depend on it!


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Firefox receives critical security fixes – update now

Don’t delay – Mozilla has released a new version of its popular Firefox web browser, fixing a number of critical security vulnerabilities.


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Mozilla pulls password-sniffing Firefox add-on

Read more in my article at Naked Security.


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Out-of-date plugins for Internet Explorer, Chrome or Safari? Mozilla can help

Read more in my article at Naked Security.


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Critical Firefox security hole fixed – have you updated?

Read more in my article at Naked Security.


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German Government: Don’t use Firefox

Read more in my article at Naked Security.


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Mozilla admits Firefox add-on false alarm

Read more in my article at Naked Security.


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Firefox and Opera benefit from Operation Aurora fall-out

Read more in my article at Naked Security.


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Critical flaws fixed in Firefox 3.5.4

Read more in my article at Naked Security.


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