10 Jul 2020

Mozilla turns off “Firefox Send” following malware abuse reports

Mozilla’s Firefox Send service has been controversial as it allows threat actors to generate unique short-term links based on trusted URLs for sharing files. Although the feature is appreciated by many individuals, Mozilla has decided to suspend it due to its ability to be used for malicious purposes. Cybercriminals often

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03 Apr 2020

Mozilla will fund open source COVID-19-related technology projects

Mozilla has announced that it is offering up to $50,000 to open source technology projects that aim to relieve the tension the COVID-19 pandemic has placed on many countries. The company is gearing up to join other tech giants in aiding solutions to the everyday challenges brought on by the

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29 Jan 2020

Google And Mozilla Crack Down On Malicious Browser Add-ons

Google and Mozilla have recently been experiencing an uptake in malicious browser add-ons, and the companies announced plans to crackdown against cybercrime in the coming months. Currently, the companies offer thousands of browser extensions available for download. Cybercriminals frequently discover workarounds that allow them to sneak shady and malicious apps

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22 Aug 2019

Companies Act to Defend Privacy of Kazakhstanis

Google and Mozilla this week took steps to undermine the efforts of the Kazakhstan government to intercept all HTTPS traffic within its borders. Kazakhstan started the practice last month. A report by Censored Planet found evidence that the government was ordering local Internet providers to enforce the installation of a

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20 Jun 2019

Mozilla Patches Firefox Critical Flaw Under Active Attack

Mozilla has issued a patch for a critical security flaw affecting Windows, macOS and Linux versions of the popular Firefox browser. Threat actors have already begun exploiting the vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2019-11707, in targeted campaigns in order to take over machines running the vulnerable browser. The flaw was found on

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