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Tusk KeePass password web browser extension

Tusk is a relatively new web browser extension for Chrome and Firefox -- and also compatible web browsers -- that adds support for KeePass password manager databases in supported browsers. KeePass is […]

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The Firefox Hardware Report

The Firefox Hardware Report is a weekly updated report of the hardware used by a representative sample of Firefox's release channel user base. It is a tool for developers primarily but published […]

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How to stay safe when downloading Firefox extensions

The following guide offers tips and instructions for staying safe when you download extensions for the Mozilla Firefox web browser. The past year has been eventful for users of the Firefox web […]

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Malwarebytes for Firefox extension

Malwarebytes for Firefox is a new browser extension for the Firefox web browser by security company Malwarebytes. The release of the browser extension came out of the blue; the Malwarebytes website makes […]

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Firefox Tab Warming explained

Tab Warming is a relatively new feature of the Firefox web browser that can best be described as preloading when switching tabs. Mozilla's intention with the feature is to speed up the […]

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Mozilla starts to publish Pocket code

Mozilla Corp. acquired the Read-It-Later service Pocket in 2017 and promised to turn Pocket into an Open Source service to address criticism and reservation that some users had towards the service. Mozilla […]

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Firefox 59: UI options to block notifications, microphone, camera and location

Mozilla plans to roll out a change in Firefox 59, out 13.3.2018,┬áthat gives users better options to block notification, microphone, camera and location requests. More and more websites and services display prompts […]

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Mozilla Firefox 57.0.4 released

Mozilla released Firefox 57.0.4 to the Stable browser channel on January 4, 2018. The new version of Firefox comes with two timing-based mitigations designed to protect Firefox users against Meltdown and Spectre […]

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NoScript WebExtension update improves user interface

A new version of the Firefox security extension NoScript was released today. NoScript is the most recent WebExtensions version of NoScript. The developer of NoScript maintains two different versions of the […]

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Automation comes to the Ghacks user.js configuration for Firefox

The Ghacks user.js configuration file for Firefox contains a list of mostly privacy and security-related preferences for the web browser. Firefox updates may change preferences. Updates may remove preferences, modify them, or […]

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Firefox 57.0.3 bug fix release

Mozilla released Firefox 57.0.3 on December 28, 2017. The update is for the Release channel of the Firefox web browser for all supported operating systems. The release notes list a single issue […]

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Firefox Lockbox alpha by Mozilla replace built-in password manager

Mozilla revealed a new version of Lockbox today, a password manager extension for desktop versions of the Firefox web browser that replaces the built-in password manager when installed. Mozilla calls Lockbox an […]

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Firefox 57 delays tracking domains

Mozilla implemented a new feature in Firefox 57 that its lead developer calls tailing. Tailing delays the loading of scripts from a list of known tracking domains to improve the page load […]

Mozilla makes Firefox 60 next ESR target

Mozilla plans to make Firefox 60 the next ESR (Extended Support Release) version of the Firefox web browser, and not Firefox 59. New major Firefox versions are released every six to eight […]

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Firefox Looking Glass extension: what it is?

If you take a look at the installed extensions of your version of Firefox right now, you may notice a new extension called Looking Glass listed among them. You can display all […]

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Firefox 59: mark HTTP as insecure

The Web migrates from using HTTP predominantly to HTTPS. More than 66% of all Firefox page loads are now secured by HTTPS, an increase of 20% when compared to the January figure […]

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Mozilla's AMO Extensions store has a spam infestation problem

If you visit the official Mozilla AMO -- Addons Mozilla Org -- site right now you may notice an increase in extensions that are pure spam. The site is abused by spammers […]

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Proxy Toggle for Firefox with Socks5 authentication support

Proxy Toggle is a new browser extension for the Firefox web browser that adds HTTP and Socks proxy support with authentication to Firefox. You may run the Firefox web browser with and […]