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EU member state websites laden with third-party cookies

A new report (PDF) reveals that the vast majority of EU member state websites are laden with third-party cookies that are not disclosed to visitors. Cookiebot, a service to make websites GDPR […]

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Adblock Plus 3.5 promises 5x faster blocking

Eyeo GMBH, the company behind the popular content blocker Adblock Plus, has just released version 3.5 of the browser extension for all supported platforms (it shows up as 0.9.14 in Microsoft Edge). […]

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Waterfox 56.2.8: improved web compatibility, security patches, new logo

Waterfox users who waited for a new version of the web browser to come out patiently can now upgrade the browser to version 56.2.8. Waterfox 56.8.2 was released on March 14, 2019 […]

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Firefox Send file sharing service launches officially

Firefox Send, a file sharing service by Mozilla, maker of Firefox, is now available officially. Mozilla launched Firefox Send as a Test Pilot project in 2017; the first experiment that launched as […]

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A look at Windscribe VPN'S R.O.B.E.R.T domain blocking tool

Windscribe is a VPN provider that is known for its good free offering and commercial plans, and even an option to build a custom plan. Free accounts are limited in terms of […]

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Adobe will retire Shockwave on April 9, 2019

Adobe plans to discontinue Adobe Shockwave, a browser-based platform for interactive games and applications, on April 9, 2019. Adobe will remove downloads for Shockwave Player for Windows on that day from its […]

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Flickr: Creative Commons photos don't count against free user 1000 photo limit

Flickr revealed in a new blog post on the official company blog that it made the decision to exclude Creative Commons photos from any limit imposed on users on the site. The […]

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LastPass increases price of Premium plan again

LastPass increased the price of the Premium plan of its password management service in February 2019; this time to $3 per month for a Premium plan, an increase by $1 per month. […]

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Vivaldi tests user accounts in the browser

The next stable version of the Vivaldi web browser, created by Vivaldi Technologies AS, may feature user account management and guest mode support. Vivaldi Technologies releases snapshots of upcoming browser version regularly. […]

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MarioNET attack lets hackers control your browser, even after you leave the attack page

The rise of web technologies opened up new possibilities on the Internet. Browsers have become more powerful as new APIs landed and support for certain features was introduced. A new attack, called […]

About Microsoft Edge's secret Flash whitelist

Microsoft's Edge web browser users a secret Flash whitelist that allows Flash content to run without click to play protection on included sites. Microsoft Edge, the default browser of Microsoft's Windows 10 […]

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OnionShare 2 released: Tor-powered file sharing

The initial version of OnionShare launched in 2017 for Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux. It featured options to share files anonymously using the Tor network using a simple but effective interface. […]

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Pale Moon 28.4.0 released: security and stability update

A new version of the desktop web browser Pale Moon was released today for all supported operating systems. Pale Moon 28.4.0 is a major development, stability, and security release according to the […]

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Integrate Nano Defender with uBlock Origin to block Anti-Adblocker

A fairly common reaction to counter the rising use of adblockers is to implement anti-adblocking scripts to get Internet users to disable the content blocker on websites that rely on advertising revenue. […]

Third Party Web: an analysis of third-party script costs

Third Party Web is an initiative to analyze the cost of third-party scripts on websites to provide Internet users and developers with actionable information. The project has four simple goals: Quantify the […]

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Vivaldi 2.3 released: auto tab-stacking, usability improvements

Vivaldi Technologies AS released a new version of the Vivaldi web browser on February 6, 2019. Vivaldi 2.3 introduces new features such as the automatic stacking of tabs and usability improvements. The […]

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Waterfox 56.2.7 released

The developer of the Waterfox web browser, Alex Kontos, released Waterfox 56.2.7 (and 56.2.7.1) to the public recently. Waterfox 56.2.7 is the first release of the browser in 2019. Existing users of […]

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Microsoft Browser Patent to deal with irrelevant content

Many websites on today's Internet display content that is of no or little interest to visiting users; the content is downloaded, however, and device power and bandwidth is expended to retrieve the […]