TOR as a feature in Firefox would be a great help for those looking to have increased privacy on the web saving them from the efforts of installing separate privacy bundles and extensions.
The web browser was launched in the local Indian language after work that spanned over a year by a group of 10 volunteers.
The battle over cookies between IAB and Mozilla has shot up to the next level with IAB accusing Mozilla of hijacking the Internet and asking people to stop it from doing so.
Trend Micro has detected a couple of browser extensions with malicious intensions, which if installed would hijack users’ social network accounts including Facebook and Twitter.
During the first half of 2013 there was a lot of movement in the web browser market with release of Internet Explorer 10 for Windows 7, release of Firefox 22 and Chrome 27 and according to latest stats Firefox has lost the most market share whereas Chrome has gained the most.
Mozilla has uploaded Firefox 22 on the web without any official announcements and is available for download through the non-profit organization’s FTP servers.
Mozilla is not going ahead with its plans of blocking third-party cookies by default in the Beta version of its upcoming Firefox 22 for now as it needs more time to analyze the outcome of blocking these cookies.
Mozilla is celebrating its 15th anniversary this week by commemorating it as ‘15 years of a better web’.
Mozilla is testing a new privacy feature for its Firefox browser that would provide more privacy to users and control over third party behaviour tracking cookies by targeting third party cookies and the manner in which they are allowed on users’ systems.
Jay Sullivan, Mozilla’s VP of Product, has revealed that the not-for-profit organization is not going to build an iOS version of its Firefox web browser as long as Apple doesn’t mend its unfriendly ways towards third party browsers.