firefox userchrome.js

If you have used a browser extension such as userChrome.js in the past to run JavaScript code in the browser context; handy to manipulate functionality of the browser directly. A huge list of scripts was created that Firefox users could load using the extension. These scripts changed elements of the Firefox user interface, dialogs, and […]


session replay

As if Internet advertising was not already in deep enough trouble, companies continue to research and use new invasive tracking capabilities on a regular basis. Session Replay is one of the most recent that came to light. This is an advanced type of analytics software which doesn't only track basic parameters such as the time […]


protonmail

ProtonMail is a secure email service based in Switzerland featuring end-to-end encryption, and a strong focus on privacy and security. The service is available as a web version, and as applications for Android and iOS devices. The three core pillars of ProtonMail from a security and privacy point of view are support for end to […]


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windows defender threat protection

I tried to download a file recently on a Windows 10 Fall Creators Update system using Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge and Mozilla Firefox, and could not because all blocked the file download because of a virus that was detected during the security scan. Chrome displayed "Failed - Virus detected", Microsoft Edge "[filename] contained a virus […]


remembear

The makers of the popular VPN solution TunnelBear, available as a free and paid version, have released a beta version of the company's upcoming RememBear password management service. Password managers and services are a dime a dozen nowadays. Computer users can select between native browser solutions, browser extensions, desktop applications, online services, and whether they […]


noscript webextension update

The first WebExtensions version of NoScript arrived Sunday night, five days after the release of Firefox 57, the first WebExtensions exclusive version of the web browser. The initial reception was not the greatest, with users criticizing the new user interface of the extension, and the lack of functionality. While NoScript 10.x supports the blocking of […]


firefox breach notifications

Mozilla plans to add warning notifications to the Firefox browser when users visit websites that were hacked in the past. Hacked web services and sites are a common occurrence on the Internet, and while hackers may have different goals when it comes to hacks, one lucrative target is a site's user database. The Yahoo hack […]


firefox youtube zoom

Most video players that you run on desktop PCs and even many mobile media players support zooming. You can zoom any video that you play in these players using built-in controls. In VLC Media Player for instance, a popular cross-platform media player, you can zoom using the Z-key, and do then reverse with Shift-Z instead. […]


intel security detection tool

Intel published a security advisory yesterday detailing security vulnerabilities in the firmware of the company's Management Engine, Server Platform Services, and Trusted Execution Engine. A wide range of Intel processor families and products are affected by these issues, including 6th, 7th and 8th generation Intel Core processors, Intel Xeon processors, Intel Atom processors, Apollo Lake […]


vivaldi 1.13 window panel

Vivaldi Technologies AS released a new version of the company's Vivaldi web browser today; Vivaldi 1.13 comes with a new Window panel and download improvements, but the main focus of the release was stability and the fixing of browser regressions and issues. Installed copies of Vivaldi should pick up the update automatically thanks to the […]


privacy firstparty isolate firefox

First-Party Isolation is a new privacy feature of the Firefox web browser that Mozilla implemented in Firefox 55 for the first time. The feature restricts cookies, cache and other data access to the domain level so that only the domain that dropped the cookie or file on the user system can access it. This is […]


chrome load saved copy cache

Google Chrome displays an error message when it cannot load a requested resources. The error message depends on the type of error the browser encountered while trying to load the resource; if a page is not found for instance, it displays a 404 not found error, and if a page cannot be looked up, a […]


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waterfox 56

Alex Kontos, the developer of the Firefox fork Waterfox has released a test build of version 56 of the web browser to the public. Waterfox 56.0 is a major new release as it paves the way for future versions of the web browser. The release marks the beginning of a transition period that moves Waterfox […]


firefox title bar

Mozilla modified the interface and design of Firefox 57 significantly; a lot for the better, some things not, or at least not right away. One of the things that you may have noticed is that it is quite difficult to move the Firefox window around using drag and drop. While you can use spaces designed […]


noscript 10

Giorgio Maone, the developer behind the popular Firefox security add-on NoScript, released NoScript 10, the first "pure" WebExtensions version today. NoScript 10 did not make it in time for the release of Firefox 57, the first version of the web browser that supports only WebExtensions and no longer the legacy add-on system of Firefox 56 […]