Author Archive: Vygantas
Vygantas is a former web designer whose projects are used by companies such as AMD, NVIDIA and departed Westood Studios. Being passionate about software, Vygantas began his journalism career back in 2007 when he founded FavBrowser.com. Having said that, he is also an adrenaline junkie who enjoys good books, fitness activities and Forex trading.
Just a few days ago (with the Firefox 188.8.131.52 release), “Directory Traversal Vulnerability” was supposed to be fixed. However, as it’s noted here, by the guy who discovered new security vulnerability, it wasn’t fully fixed. Here’s a quote from his blog:
Because directory traversal through plugins is all nice and such, we don’t need it. We can trick Firefox itself in traversing directories back.
New Firefox build by Mozilla Firefox team is now released. Firefox 184.108.40.206 includes a total of 10 bug fixes (3 of them are marked as critical). The following release also fixes chrome directory traversal vulnerability. It’s highly recommended to download latest version as soon as possible.
Camino, web browser for Mac OS X only got an update: 1.5.5. The following release fixes some well known bugs, for example: crashes, as well as add new features and various improvements.
We’re looking for people around the world to be the voices of Mini in our most recent video.
We want to republish the same video, but with your own voice-overs in your native language, whether that’s Russian, Spanish, Chinese, Polish, etc.
You can find more details about this offer here.
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Opera Mini team has released one more server upgrade for its popular mobile phone web browser. It’s good to see that Opera 9.5 rendering engine is being integrated (more or less) into other Opera’s products like Opera Mobile (announced yesterday) and now, Opera Mini. There is also one more great future, which was is now available, it’s “opera:config”. Here’s a complete list of changes:
Not really a web browsers thing, but if you are using WordPress 2.3.x and haven’t yet upgraded to WordPress 2.3.3, you should do that now.
WordPress 2.3.3 is an urgent security release. A flaw was found in our XML-RPC implementation such that a specially crafted request would allow any valid user to edit posts of any other user on that blog.
Thought I will start something like that long time ago. If you have any trouble using your web browser, feel free to contact me using contact form. I probably will be able to help you. Here are some questions which I received long time ago, answered but never published. Glad that I don’t delete “sent emails” very often :-) Some were really easy to answer, for the few others had to make a little research (had to rewrite few questions before publishing as well). Continue Reading
Do you have a smartphone? There’s some news for you today. Opera Software today announced that they will be demonstrating Opera Mobile 9.5 at Mobile World Congress 2008 (February 11-14, Barcelona). There is also a video called “Opera Mobile 9.5 Guided Tour” which tells more about new Opera Mobile 9.5 features and demonstrates them. The following video also features a funny speed comparison test: “Opera Mobile 9.5 vs. Internet Explorer Mobile”. And now… Features.
So what’s new? Continue Reading