It comes as a surprising update that Mozilla Firefox out of the blue has decided to block every version of the Adobe Flash Player until all the known vulnerabilities are properly fixed. The official blog of the open community of Firefox...Show More Summary
At one point in the history of digital content marketing – Flash was king. But that era was over YEARS ago and replaced with HTML 5 and other technologies. Guess what? Due to security flaws with Flash, Google and Mozilla are blocking older versions of Flash on their browsers. Show More Summary
Ugh. Flash. The technology that just about everyone hates and that still just won’t die. While Flash is in its last throes out now that YouTube, Twitch and Mozilla’s Firefox browser have moved away from it, plenty of other websites still use it to deliver both video and games, among other things. Show More Summary
The recent call for the retirement of Adobe Flash Player has now come from the most influential authorities on the Internet. However, if Mozilla Firefox, Facebook and a host of unsatisfied users are unable to put this software down, here are few things that will make you to axe it down. Show More Summary
Mozilla has completely jammed the Adobe Flash Player from running on its browser until any of the latest security updates of Flash satisfies Mozilla. Flash is popular software used to run videos and images on web content. However, it...Show More Summary
I have run my fair share of browser benchmarks ever since I founded Ghacks to compare browser performance. Among the benchmarks that I used regularly in the past couple of years were SunSpider, Mozilla's Kraken benchmark, Google's Octane benchmark, and Futuremark's Peacekeeper. Show More Summary
When Firefox 40 comes out, it will look different on Windows 10 systems as Mozilla plans to ship it with theme optimizations for the upcoming Microsoft operating system. The last major change to Firefox's theme came in form of the Australis interface which Mozilla shipped with Firefox 29. Show More Summary
There has been one major change in past years in regards to how the Firefox web browser is developed and shipped to its users. Mozilla changed to a rapid release cycle in 2011 and has been using the model ever since. While the organization does not plan to change the six week cycle just yet, […] Ghacks needs you. Show More Summary
An icon-driven menu, a video chat feature, an apps marketplace – Mozilla’s Firefox has introduced some interesting changes this year. With the release of versions, 38, 38.0.5, and 39 within a span of three months, we now have a few other tweaks contend with. Show More Summary
Version 41 of the Firefox web browser ships with a change that affects how icon fonts are handled by the browser if fonts are blocked in the preferences by the user. Firefox users can block websites from selecting their own fonts. If they enable that option, no extra fonts get downloaded to the local system. Show More Summary
The next release of Mozilla’s mobile OS promises more customisation, more local features and a better privacy model. More »
Adobe Flash has been in the news again of late, and, as usual, it isn’t good news. Researchers discovered some fresh vulnerabilities in Flash, and these inherent flaws were serious enough to prompt Mozilla to block Flash by default for a period of time. Show More Summary
Mozilla has released a road map for the next version of its FireFox mobile operating system. The Firefox 2.5 OS will debut in November. Mozilla says that the Firefox OS 2.5 will be its “most customizable, secure, locally relevant and empowering Firefox OS experience yet,” in a blog post. The new OS will focus on creating […]
Notable security news items for the week ending July 17, 2015. Covers enterprise, controversies, application and mobile security, malware, reports and more.
Mozilla announced a while ago that it plans to improve the quality of the Firefox browser through a new initiative that it called Great or Dead internally. The basic idea behind the initiative is to take a good close look at Firefox features that need improvement and decide whether to spend the time improving them […] Ghacks needs you. Show More Summary
On Tuesday, Mozilla and Google stopped Adobe Flash dead in its tracks.In a decision that threatens legions of restaurant websites that inexplicably still feature Flash, the makers of the Firefox and Chrome browsers ended support for all versions of the Web plugin. The move follows the recent... Continue reading
Mozilla believes Adobe Flash is vulnerable to security issues and has, by default, blocked the use of it on its Firefox Web browser. Adobe says it has fixed the security issues with Flash, now.
H5OS is a new mobile operating system that intends to challenge Google's Android. H5OS was developed by Acadine Technologies, a Hong Kong-based startup founded by former Mozilla President Li Gong. The operating system is based on HTML5, a standardized web programming language that can support light-weight apps. Show More Summary
A Hong Kong-based startup run by former Mozilla President Li Gong aims to take on Android with its new Web-based operating system, H5OS.
Mozilla Firefox has decided to place a temporary ban on Adobe Flash Player on Windows as well as iOS platforms. The group Hacking Team reportedly utilized three different routes to breach the plugin and Mozilla has said they would keep Flash blocked until Adobe repairs all issues that have made them susceptible to hackers. Show More Summary