Category: Firefox

Google Responds to Mozilla’s Bumped Cash Rewards

By | July 26, 2010 | 4 Comments

Google Responds to Mozilla's Bumped Cash RewardsJust a week ago, Mozilla has significantly increased its cash rewards for security vulnerability reports, from mere $500 to $3,000.

Turns out, Google has also decided to increase its maximum reward salary to $3,133.7 USD.

In addition, company is “very likely” to pay such amount for all critical vulnerability reports.

Thanks to Blake for the news tip.

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Firefox 3.6.8 Released

By | July 25, 2010 | 2 Comments

Recently Mozilla has released one more update for Firefox 3.6.x branch web browser that fixes 1 bug: a single stability issue affecting some pages containing plugins.

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Firefox 3.6.7 Released

By | July 20, 2010 | 12 Comments

Firefox 3.6.7 ReleasedA new version of Firefox web browser has been just released by Mozilla Corp.

The following update fixes a total of 121 of bugs, and some of them are security or stability related.

Although Mozilla has not yet updated their download page, you may grab Firefox 3.6.7 from their FTP servers.

Update: Download page is now updated.

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Weekly Browsers Recap, July 19th

By | July 19, 2010 | 0 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, July 19th

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Firefox Home App Approved by Apple
Few weeks ago, Mozilla has submitted Firefox Home to Apple’s App Store and today, it was finally approved.

Mozilla Removes Password Sniffer Add-On
It looks like Mozilla has decided to remove and block “Mozilla Sniffer” add-on from addons.mozilla.org website after its review.
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Mozilla Bumps Cash Rewards for Security Vulnerabilities Reports

By | July 19, 2010 | 0 Comments

Mozilla Bumps Cash Rewards for Security Vulnerabilities ReportsIn what appears to be a great benefit for Firefox users, Mozilla has recently bumped its cash rewards salary from mere $500 to $3000. Therefore, it will likely increase Firefox security, as developers are keen on finding and reporting new security vulnerabilities.

In addition, company has announced that this offer not only includes Firefox, but also Firefox Mobile web browser.

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Firefox Home App Approved by Apple

By | July 16, 2010 | 0 Comments

Firefox Home App Approved by Apple

Few weeks ago, Mozilla has submitted Firefox Home to Apple’s App Store and today, it was finally approved.

Here is how to get started (as from blog.mozilla.com):

- Install Firefox Sync, a free add-on for Firefox, on your desktop.
- Restart Firefox and follow prompts to create an account with both a password and a secret phrase.
- Go the App Store on your iPhone and search for “Firefox Home” or install it directly from iTunes.
- Launch Firefox Home on your iPhone. You’ll be prompted to enter your Firefox Sync account info. Enter your username, password and Secret Phrase and tap “Done.”
- Enjoy!

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Mozilla Removes Password Sniffer Add-On

By | July 15, 2010 | 1 Comment

Firefox Mozilla Sniffer
It looks like Mozilla has decided to remove and block “Mozilla Sniffer” add-on from addons.mozilla.org website after its review. In addition, blocklist will ask users for such extension uninstallation. Before deletion, add-on was already downloaded 1,800 times and is used by 334 people daily.
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An Interview with Mozilla’s Christopher Blizzard

By | July 13, 2010 | 0 Comments

An Interview with Mozilla's Christopher BlizzardGizmodo has sat down with Christopher Blizzard, Mozilla’s Director of Developer Relations to discuss the future of Firefox it’s competitors and browsers in general.

Furthermore, he confirmed that company is not going to develop Firefox for Windows Mobile/Phone 7 anytime soon.

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Adblock Plus to Support Firefox Sync

By | July 9, 2010 | 0 Comments

Adblock Plus to Support Firefox SyncAccording to the authors of popular Adblock Plus add-on, upcoming extension version that is 1.3 will support Firefox Sync.

Furthermore, Firefox 4 version will no longer require browser restart after installation is finished.

There are also more changes planned for 1.3 release, see roadmap for more details.

Thanks to Nox for the news tip.

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Remove Feedback Button from Firefox 4

By | July 7, 2010 | 5 Comments

Remove Feedback Button from Firefox 4If you have downloaded Firefox 4 Beta and can’t stand “Feedback” button, here’s how to disable it:

Click on main Firefox menu button or just press Alt
Customize > Add-ons
Find Test Pilot add-on
Disable it
Done

Via DownloadSquad.

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