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uBlock Origin Development Add-on for Firefox

Raymond Hill (Gorhill), the developer of uBlock Origin, released the Firefox add-on uBlock Origin dev build to Mozilla's Firefox Add-ons website recently. Active uBlock Origin Beta users on Firefox may wonder why […]

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Firefox 60: new "not secure" indicator preferences

Mozilla Firefox 60 and newer versions of the web browser support two new browser preferences that highlight HTTP websites as "not secure" in the browser's address bar. HTTPS is pushed throughout the […]

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3P Request Blocker blocks all third-party requests in Firefox

3P Request Blocker is a new add-on for the Firefox web browser designed to block all third-party requests by default in the browser. The description sounds a lot like NoScript, and while […]

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Here is what is new and changed in Firefox 58.0.2

Mozilla plans to release Firefox 58.0.2 to the stable channel in the next 24-hour period. The new version of the browser fixes two crash issues, a signature issue on Mac OS X […]

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Firefox's upcoming bookmark sync improvements address long-standing issues

Mozilla introduced Sync functionality in Firefox a long time ago. Sync came in the form of the add-on Mozilla Weave first but was integrated into the Firefox web browser later on to […]

Tab Mix Plus WebExtension Development Build is out

The author of the popular Firefox add-on Tab Mix Plus released the first version of the upcoming WebExtensions-based version of Tab Mix Plus yesterday. The extension is available under a new URL […]

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Firefox 59: Referer Path Stripping in Private Browsing

Mozilla plans to strip path information from the referer when visiting third-party sites starting in Firefox 59 Stable. The new feature applies to the browser's private browsing mode only. Web browsers provide […]

Mozilla creates Shield study rules to avoid another Mr.Robot disaster

Mozilla created a set of guiding principles for Shield studies after it launched an analysis of the Looking Glass Shield study which went wrong on several levels. Looking Glass was released as […]

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Mozilla Firefox 58.0.1: fix for Windows page-load issue

Mozilla will release Firefox 58.0.1 in the coming 24-hour period to address a critical issue on Windows machines that causes page load failures in the browser and a critical security issue. The […]

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Mozilla study analyzed privacy improving features

"Can we improve privacy without breaking the Web", that was the question that Mozilla tried to find answers for in a recent study. The organization ran an opt-in study to learn how […]

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Firefox Temporary Containers extension

Temporary Containers is a WebExtensions add-on for the Firefox web browser that you may use to open sites automatically or manually in containers that get removed when the last open tab of […]

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Firefox's Pocket integration may show sponsored stories soon

Mozilla started to integrate the read-it-later service Pocket in 2015 in the Firefox web browser. First as an option for users to save articles they encounter on the web for reading it […]

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Firefox 58.0 release overview

Mozilla plans to release Firefox 58.0 to the stable channel on January 23, 2018. It is the first major update for Firefox's stable channel of 2018.  Firefox 58.0 follows Firefox 57.0 which […]

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Firefox 59: security info and address bar suggestion changes

While Mozilla focuses much of its development resources on releasing Firefox 58 next week, work on the next Firefox version Firefox 59 continues as well. Firefox users who run Nightly, the cutting […]

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Firefox and Chrome extensions that block add-on management

A new breed of malicious browser extensions uses techniques to make the removal of these extensions more difficult to users and administrators. Malwarebytes revealed in a blog post how these extensions block […]

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Impressive WebAssembly Performance gains in Firefox

Mozilla has been on the forefront of WebAssembly development, a relatively new technology that offers better performance on the Web than JavaScript in many cases. WebAssembly offers several advantages over JavaScript. It […]


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 […]