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Keeper Security looks back growth & innovation in 2023
Thu, 14th Dec 2023
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apple
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pam
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technology gifts
Keeper Security's robust growth and product evolution shine in 2023 review, led by business solutions and global expansion.
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What to do if you’ve become a victim of a data breach
Tue, 11th Oct 2022
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vpn
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breach prevention
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cybersecurity
Protecting your personal data is crucial in today's digital age. Here are four steps to take in the event of a data breach.
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Aura Infosec discovers major Mozilla Firefox vulnerability
Wed, 10th Apr 2019
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cybersecurity
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Alex Nikolova made the discovery while conducting a research project on the same-origin policy of various web browsers.
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Mozilla launches Firefox Send, an encrypted file transfer service
Tue, 19th Mar 2019
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encryption
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Mozille Firefox has launched a free encrypted file transfer service that allows people to securely share files from any web browser – not just Firefox.
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New study details how easy it is for hackers to steal your data
Thu, 15th Mar 2018
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malware
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cybersecurity
It’s no secret that web browsers store a substantial amount of sensitive information about their users - hackers are taking advantage of this.
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Bye bye, NPAPI: Mozilla issues critical update to Firefox, disables plugins
Fri, 10th Mar 2017
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microsoft
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dark web
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Firefox has disabled all NPAPI plugin capability except Flash. Common plugins such as Adobe Acrobat, Java and Microsoft Silverlight no longer load.
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Kiwi company redefines smartphone keyboards
Thu, 5th May 2016
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apple
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smartphones
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Kiwi start-up, MAD Applications, aims to revolutionise smartphone keyboards with its new one-handed keyboard app, Thumsta.
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Smartphone growth declining as consumer models get cheaper
Tue, 2nd Dec 2014
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apple
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smartphones
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Smartphone market growth slows as cheaper models thrive, with IDC forecasting a shift towards value amid plunging prices and maturing markets.
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Fired up Mozilla stakes smartphone claim
Mon, 25th Feb 2013
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smartphones
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apple
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Mozilla to launch phone operating system after securing 18 mobile operator partners, including device commitments from a host of companies.
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Mozilla Firefox upgrade taken offline
Fri, 12th Oct 2012
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us
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Mozilla hauls its latest Firefox off the net over a security hole, urging users to revert to an older version pending a fix.
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Firefox browser beta suited
Tue, 24th Jul 2012
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firefox
Mozilla unveils Firefox 15 beta, promising faster speeds, reduced memory leakage, and advanced audio features, set for release on August 28.
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Mozilla’s bid to make the best iPad browser
Tue, 19th Jun 2012
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apple
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Mozilla unveils 'Junior', an iPad browser aiming to outshine Safari with full-screen browsing and thumb-friendly navigation.
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Chrome overtakes Firefox, eyes up IE
Fri, 2nd Dec 2011
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Chrome surpasses Firefox in browser race, sets sights on dethroning Internet Explorer's top spot.
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Short wait for Firefox 8
Tue, 8th Nov 2011
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dark web
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Firefox 8 debuting today with Twitter search integration and enhanced security, marking Mozilla's latest swift update.
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Mozilla ramps up Firefox schedule
Tue, 16th Aug 2011
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dark web
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mozilla
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chrome
Mozilla hastens Firefox updates to vie with Chrome, launching Firefox 6 only weeks after its predecessor. Critics ponder the impact on enterprise users.
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Safari and Chrome make gains in browser wars
Tue, 3rd May 2011
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apple
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microsoft
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Amid the browser battles, Safari and Chrome surge as IE and Firefox lose ground, despite their latest updates.
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Browser wars
Sun, 1st May 2011
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internet explorer
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google chrome
IE9 revitalises the browsing experience, introducing Pinned Sites and direct search in the address bar, fuelling the browser wars.
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Firefox 4 crushes IE9
Fri, 25th Mar 2011
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firefox
Mozilla sees its Firefox 4 browser downloaded 7.1 million times in just 24 hours of going live compared to IE9's 2.3 million.
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Internet Explorer 9 goes live
Tue, 15th Mar 2011
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microsoft
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internet explorer
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chrome
Microsoft unleashes Internet Explorer 9, promising top-notch performance and eyeing a slice of the modern web's pie.
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Firefox 4 delayed into 2011
Fri, 29th Oct 2010
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web development
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firefox
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Massive amount of work still needed before Firefox 4 is ready for its final release.
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New Norton 360 beta ready to download
Thu, 14th Oct 2010
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creative technologies
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yahoo
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outlook
The public beta of Norton 360 version 5.0 is now live and ready to be downloaded.
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Happy Birthday, Google Chrome!
Thu, 1st Oct 2009
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cloud services
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edutech
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google
Google recently celebrated the first anniversary of the launch of its Chrome browser with a new Beta version  that includes some fresh or updated features, and a promise of an extensions framework that will allow the building of add-ons that some users have been demanding.