Firefox

The Weakest Link

The Hack Millions of People Are Installing Themselves

Security conscious users keep their operating system and other software up to date, but a huge risk is often overlooked: the underground trade of malicious browser extensions that people install themselves.
Joseph Cox
11.15.18
sniffing

Old School 'Sniffing' Attacks Can Still Reveal Your Browsing History

The way that major browsers store history and structure links leaves them vulnerable to old school ‘sniffing’ attacks, according to new research from the University of California San Diego.
Caroline Haskins
11.2.18
No platform

This Anarchist Browser Plug-In Wants You to Fight Fascism on the Internet

Help remove far-right propaganda from YouTube with this extension for Chrome and Firefox.
Arvind Dilawar
3.19.18
visual novel

In This Game, Your Favorite Web Browsers Are Anime Babes in a Swimsuit Contest

In Space Live - Advent of the Net Idols, Chrome and Safari compete for virtual supremacy.
Zak Kotzer
10.4.17
Peeling the Onion

CEO of Company Behind Tor Browser Exploit: 'I Wanted to Help Take a Person Down'

Logan Brown, the president and CEO of Exodus Intelligence, described some of the dynamics between law enforcement and the exploit industry during a recent panel.
Joseph Cox
2.20.17
apps

Google Squashed a Chrome Extension that Flooded Ad Networks With Disinformation

For two years the AdNauseam extension helped desktop Chrome users obscure their ad profile—until Google disabled it last week.
Corin Faife
1.13.17
privacy

Tor Project and Mozilla Making It Harder for Malware to Unmask Users

By making tweaks to how the Tor Browser connects to the anonymity network.
Joseph Cox
10.13.16
Power

Mozilla Urges FBI to Disclose Potential Firefox Security Vulnerability

Mozilla has filed a brief in the Playpen case asking the FBI to give up its exploit to protect Firefox users—before showing it to the defense.
Joseph Cox
5.12.16
Google

Why Your Browser Is Warning You About Pirate Bay

Major browsers all started blocking access to the website this week.
Kari Paul
5.7.16
uk

GCHQ Has Disclosed Over 20 Vulnerabilities This Year, Including Ones in iOS

But the agency wouldn't say whether it had exploited the vulnerabilities first.
Joseph Cox
4.29.16
security

The FBI May Be Sitting on a Firefox Vulnerability

A vulnerability used to hack visitors of a child pornography site may have much broader ramifications.
Joseph Cox
4.13.16
Motherboard Blog

Sorry, Ad-Blocking Will Not Be Built Into Microsoft Edge

Contrary to earlier reports, the default web browser for Windows 10 will not be able to block ads right out of the gate.
Nicholas Deleon
3.31.16
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