Category Archives: browser

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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Firefox addon Web Security transfers private data

[German]It isn’t a nice story so far: Mozilla’s developers have recommended the addon Web Security for a short time to protect privacy and to secure the browser. However, this addon transmits the URLs and other (possibly private or sensitive) data … Continue reading

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Firefox 61.0.2 released

[German]Mozilla’s developers have released an (unscheduled) update to Firefox 61.0.2. This update brings some bug fixes (if I haven’t overlooked anything but no security fixes). In addition, a new, practical function (automatic recovery) is introduced for Windows

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Mozilla’s DNS Single Point of Failure build into Firefox

[German]Firefox developers are starting again a (security) war against it’s users by attempting, to implement DNS-over-HTTPS (DoH) and Trusted Recursive Resolver (TRR) into Firefox browser. But Mozilla’s way to do that, is a Single Point of Failure  (SPOF). Here is … Continue reading

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Microsoft Patchday: Other Updates July 10, 2018

[German]On July 10, 2018 (patchday) Microsoft has released further updates for Internet Explorer, Windows Server, etc. This blog post contains details of selected patches that are not included in the remaining articles linked at the end of the article.

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Chrome’s 67 Site Isolation as Spectre mitigation

[German]Google’s Chrome developershave activated site isolation on 99% of the systems using version 67 of the browser. This feature also serves as protection against spectre attacks.

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Browser Add-On Stylish for Chrome/Firefox banned

[German]Google and Mozilla have banned the Stylish browser extension (AddOn) from the stores. Here is some background information about this add-on.

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Tor Browser 7.5.6 released

After the Mozilla developers released an update to Firefox browser 61 on June 26, 2018, the Tor project has followed and updated the Tor bundle to Version 7.5.6.

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Firefox 61 released

Mozilla’s developers have released Firefox version 61 for Windows, Linux and macOS. Besides some improvements and support for TLS 1.3 there is also a dark theme in the browser.

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Does Adobe Acrobat Prof XI kills Internet Explorer favorites?

[German]Today still a short contribution, to which a Blog reader drew my attention. The Adobe Acrobat Prof XI probably has side effects with Internet Explorer 11, where the favorites can no longer be edited under Windows 10. Addendum: It seems … Continue reading

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