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What to do if you’ve become a victim of a data breach
Tue 11 Oct 2022
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With so much of our lives now taking place online, our digital footprints are bigger than ever. This creates more opportunities for our private data to fall into the wrong hands. 
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Aura Infosec discovers major Mozilla Firefox vulnerability
Wed 10 Apr 2019
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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 19 Mar 2019
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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 15 Mar 2018
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malware
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cybersecurity
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chrome
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 10 Mar 2017
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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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Smartphone growth declining as consumer models get cheaper
Tue 2 Dec 2014
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smartphones
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While premium phones aren't going anywhere, we are seeing increasingly better specs in more affordable smartphones. Consumers no longer have to go with a top-of-the-line handset to guarantee decent hardware quality or experience.
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Fired up Mozilla stakes smartphone claim
Mon 25 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 12 Oct 2012
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Users advised to downgrade as web browser upgrade is removed over vulnerability concerns.
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Firefox browser beta suited
Tue 24 Jul 2012
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Web browsers announce new version of latest software in search for improvements.
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Mozilla’s bid to make the best iPad browser
Tue 19 Jun 2012
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ipad
'Junior' allows full-screen browsing by removing navigation bar. So how do you get around?
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Chrome overtakes Firefox, eyes up IE
Fri 2 Dec 2011
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internet explorer
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Google browser takes second place in browser wars; so how far away is Internet Explorer?
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Short wait for Firefox 8
Tue 8 Nov 2011
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What sets the latest version of the Mozilla browser apart from the others?
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Mozilla ramps up Firefox schedule
Tue 16 Aug 2011
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browser
Mozilla is making its plan to match Google Chrome’s aggressive update schedule clear.
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Safari and Chrome make gains in browser wars
Tue 3 May 2011
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Safari and Chrome gain market share despite version updates from Microsoft and Mozilla
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Browser wars
Sun 1 May 2011
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The Netguide Browser wars - IE, Firefox, Chrome, Safari, Opera, or Avant? We take a look.
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Firefox 4 crushes IE9
Fri 25 Mar 2011
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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 15 Mar 2011
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internet explorer
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The latest Microsoft browser comes out of beta and goes on general release in 39 languages.
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