Category: firefox

Reason to use Firefox: It now protects US users from DNS snooping by default

While HTTPS protects the content of your Internet traffic, snoops like your ISP can still see exactly which websites you visited by knowing which DNS addresses you are looking up. Now Mozilla has however enabled DNS over HTTPS (DoH) by default for US users.  DNS over HTTPS is an internet privacy technology which encrypts DNS […]

Mozilla lays off 70 as revenue generation fails to gain traction

In a statement on their blog, Mozilla has confirmed that it is laying off 70 employees.  Mozilla said they had to make this “hard choice” to fun “future revenue generation.” Mozilla had been attempting to raise revenue independent from search with a number of projects such as their Firefox Private Network VPN and also affiliate […]

Firefox Now Lets You Delete All of Your Collected Data

In a recent blog post, Mozilla has announced that it will let users delete all the data the company has collected so far. The feature will be present in the latest version of Firefox that will start rolling out on the 7th of January. This move by the company is to comply with the new […]

Weekly Platform News: Strict Tracking Protection, Dark Web Pages, Periodic Background Sync

In this week’s news: Firefox gets strict, Opera goes to the dark side, and Chrome plans to let web apps run in the background. Let’s get into the news. Firefox for Android will block tracking content Mozilla has announced that the upcoming revamped Firefox for Android (currently available in a test version under the name […]

Firefox 71: A year-end arrival – Mozilla Hacks #[rule_{ruleNumber}]

Another release is upon us: please welcome Firefox 71 to the stage! This time around, we have a plethora of new developer tools features. These include the web socket message inspector, console multi-line editor mode, log on events, and network panel full text search! And as if that wasn’t good enough, there are important new […]