Category Archives: browser

Firefox 62.0.2 released

Mozilla’s developers released version 62.0.2 of the Firefox browser on September 21, 2018. This is a maintenance update which corrects some bugs and closes vulnerabilities.

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CSS vulnerability crashes iPhone, Safari, IE, and Edge

[German]A newly discovered CSS vulnerability allows attackers to crash iPhones with iOS. In the browsers Safari (macOS), IE and Edge (Windows), the attack freezes the respective browser.

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Microsoft’s failed Windows 10 V1809 browser experiment

It seems that Microsoft failed pretty well with it’s attempt, to recommend Edge browser to Windows 10 users, who attempt to install Google Chrome or Firefox. I’ve blogged about that in my article Microsoft intercept Firefox/Chrome installs.

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Cumulative Update KB4463376 for Internet Explorer 11

Microsoft released cumulative update KB4463376 for Internet Explorer 11 on September 14, 2018. The fix: Internet Explorer performance decreases when you use roaming profiles or do not use the Microsoft compatibility list. The update is available only through the Microsoft … Continue reading

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Microsoft Patchday: Other Updates September 11, 2018

[German]As of September 11, 2018 (Patchday) Microsoft has released further updates for Internet Explorer, Windows Server, etc.. This blog post contains details about selected patches that are not included in the other posts linked at the end of the article.

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Microsoft intercept Firefox/Chrome installs

Next bad behavior from Microsoft. Users of Windows 10 version 1809 Insider Builds experience a surprise when trying to install Firefox or Google Chrome. Windows 10 intercepts this install and shows a ‘Please use Edge box’.

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Advisory: Tor 7.x bug leading to bypass anonymity

A few days ago, in my German article Tor Browser 8.0 erschienen, I introduced the new version of the Tor browser. If you’re still using older versions of Tor 7.x, you should switch as soon as possible..

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Firefox 62 fixes several vulnerabilities

This week Firefox 62 has been released. Users who are still using Firefox 61 should update. Firefox 61 has a number of vulnerabilities that are fixed in version 62. 

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Updates KB4343205 and KB4343900 blocks Single sign-on

[German]Just a brief addendum to the August 14, 2018 patchday: Updates KB4343205 and KB4343900 blocks Single sign-on (SSO) and causes trouble even with terminal servers.

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Firefox Addon Stylish is back ….

[German]Dead ones live longer. The Stylish addon, with which you can give websites their own style, is back for Firefox. Great development, here’s some background information you need to know. 

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