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.

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Firefox 2.0.0.10 Portable Edition Released

By | November 28, 2007 | 0 Comments

Firefox 2.0.0.10 Portable Edition

Mozilla Firefox, Portable Edition is the popular Mozilla Firefox web browser bundled with a PortableApps.com Launcher as a portable app, so you can take your bookmarks, extensions and saved passwords with you.

Check “Firefox 2.0.0.10 Is Here” topic for the changelog.

Download Firefox 2.0.0.10 Portable Edition.

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Netscape Navigator 9.0.0.4 Released

By | November 28, 2007 | 0 Comments

Netscape Navigator 9.0.0.4It was just released and fixes security vulnerabilities which were originally fixed by Mozilla Firefox team in Firefox 2.0.0.10 (read about fixes here).

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Firefox 2.0.0.10 Is Here

By | November 28, 2007 | 2 Comments

Firefox 2.0.0.10Firefox 2.0.0.10 is now released and fixes a total of 3 security vulnerabilities.

  • MFSA 2007-39 – Referer-spoofing via window.location race condition
  • Gregory Fleischer demonstrated that it was possible to generate a fake HTTP Referer header by exploiting a timing condition when setting the window.location property. This could be used to conduct a Cross-site Request Forgery (CSRF) attack against websites that rely only on the Referer header as protection against such attacks… Read more

  • MFSA 2007-38 – Memory corruption vulnerabilities (rv:1.8.1.10)
  • MFSA 2007-37 – jar: URI scheme XSS hazard
  • The jar: URI scheme was introduced as a mechanism to support digitally signed web pages, enabling web sites to load pages packaged in zip archives containing signatures in java-archive format.
    Jesse Ruderman and Petko D. Petkov point out this means that sites that allow users to upload binary content in zip format are effectively allowing users to install web pages on their site, and these can be used to perform Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) attacks… Read more

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    Opera Mini 4 Hits One Million Downloads in 10 Days

    By | November 23, 2007 | 0 Comments

    It looks like Opera Mini 4 release was really successful. This mobile web browser, which was released just about two weeks ago already reached one million downloads in a 10 days period.

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    Opera Mobile Wins Mobile Web Browser Awards

    By | November 22, 2007 | 0 Comments

    OperaCongratulations to the whole Opera Software team who’ve won an award in Smartphone & Pocket PC magazine in the following category:

    Pocket PC: Internet: Browsers and Web Utilities.

    Finalists: Opera Mini, ThunderHawk
    Winner: Opera Mobile

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    SpreadFirefox.com (Spread Firefox) Gets a Face Lift

    By | November 21, 2007 | 0 Comments

    More news about web pages design. Seems both, Mozilla and Opera are preparing for their new web browsers launch.

    If you haven’t seen yet; check the brand new SpreadFirefox.com web page design. Looks cool, doesn’t it?

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    First Look at New Firefox Product Page Design

    By | November 21, 2007 | 2 Comments

    With the upcoming Firefox 3 release, Mozilla team is currently working on a new Mozilla.org web page look. Its landing page should be finished somewhere in December, as for now, here’s a first look to Firefox product page on which they are still working.

    Current one

    New one (not finished yet)
    Mozilla.org v2
    Click on the Picture to Enlarge.

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    Camino Now Accepting Donations

    By | November 21, 2007 | 0 Comments

    Camino Web BrowserCamino web browser development team recently announced that from now they will be accepting donations. And here’s the most interesting part of it:

    Through the end of the year the Mozilla Foundation will match 2 to 1 every dollar donated (up to $10,000). Donating now makes your dollar go three times as far as it normally would.

    What is Camino?

    Camino is an open-source web browser developed by an all-volunteer team. While most web browsers are funded through search revenues, Camino is supported by volunteer efforts, gifts of kindness from contributors, and donations from users.

    Donate to Camino.
    Camino Web Browser Home Page

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    Opera 9.5 Beta, Weekly Build

    By | November 20, 2007 | 0 Comments

    Opera 9.5 BetaEveryone is working on their web browsers (weapons) in order to win web browsers war. Opera team is doing that as well… Recently they have updated us with one more weekly release. By the way, this version supports MathML (read more about it). Let’s go straight to the changelog and check what’s new in it.

    New features

  • Added MathML support
  • Added support for the XSLT document() function
  • New and improved mail authentication dialog
  • New nice icon for mail whose body isn’t downloaded
  • Bugs fixed

  • Fixed a bad crasher that occurred on a lot of sites when closing a tab
  • Again possible to open directories directly without file://localhost/ in front
  • Fixes to pre and code font sizes
  • Fixed top links in gmail
  • Fit to width now works even if the window is larger than 1600px
  • getters and setters are now prototypable in node interfaces
  • getSeconds() no longer returns -1

  • Hovering input/radio buttons on websites now shows the normal cursor again
  • Several Opera Link bugs squashed
  • A bunch of XPATH fixes
  • A bunch of XSLT fixes
  • Mac specific

  • Moved close button on tabs to the left hand side
  • UNIX specific

  • It is now possible to choose what open/save dialog type to use. Configure here 0=auto, 1=QT, 2=GTK.
  • Known issues

  • UNIX: Speed dial config dialog has an ugly shadow
  • UNIX: Dragging images turns them grey
  • UNIX: Can’t connect to IRC
  • UNIX: Downloading torrents can exhaust memory and uses 100% CPU
  • Sometimes crashes on exit
  • Some images don’t load fully
  • Download Opera 9.5 for Windows (Build 9656)
    Download Opera 9.5 for Windows (Classic Installer) (Build 9656)
    Download Opera 9.5 for Macintosh (Build 4544)
    Download Opera 9.5 for UNIX (Build 1669)

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    Firefox 2.0.0.10 Soon to Come

    By | November 20, 2007 | 0 Comments

    Firefox 2.0.0.10While Firefox team is working on Firefox 3, we will receive one more update from Firefox 2 series. While you are waiting for it, feel free to download Firefox 2.0.0.10 RC (not final) release from here and try it.

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