Category Archives: browser

Google Chrome 72.0.3626.109

Google’s developers have released an update for the Google Chrome 72 browser. This new version 72.0.3626.109 for Windows, Mac and Linux will be introduced in the next days/weeks. Details about the changes can be found in the log. (Thx @PhantomofMobile)

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Firefox ESR 60.5.1 and 65.0.1 released

On February 12, 2019, the Mozilla’s developers released a maintenance update to Firefox ESR 60.5.1. This fixes the vulnerabilities described in the document Security vulnerabilities fixed in Firefox ESR 60.5.1. For Firefox 65.0.1, the vulnerabilities described in the Security vulnerabilities … Continue reading

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Chrome Extension Password Checkup

After large collections of passwords have appeared on the internet in recent days, Google is taking steps to secure it’s users. Google is offering an extension that displays a warning, it a user attempt to login on a site using … Continue reading

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Firefox 65 for Windows: Issues with AVAST/AVG Antivirus

Just a brief note: Firefox 65 is causing issues in Windows, if antivirus software from AVAST/AVG has been installed. There are issues with https scanning of various AV programs (Avast, AVG), so https pages are not displayed. I’ve blogged within … Continue reading

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Mozilla annoys US users with Firefox Extension Ads

Mozilla’s developers have probably started to show advertisements for Firefox extensions in the browser in the USA. Much to the displeasure of users in the USA.

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Tor Browser 8.0.5

The developers released Tor Browser 8.0.5 on 29 January December 2019. This is a maintenance update that includes Firefox 60.5.0esr and several other components.

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Firefox 65 released

[German]Mozilla’s developers have just released version 65 of the Firefox browser for Windows, Linux and macOS. This is a new major version that introduces new features.

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Google Chrome 72 released

[German]Google’s developers have just released the Google Chrome 72 browser. This new version 72.0.3626.81 for the desktop fix some vulnerabilities and comes with new features.

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EOS: Microsoft encourage IE 10 users to shift to IE 11

[German]Internet Explorer 10 will reach its End of Support (EOS) at End of 2019. Microsoft encourage IE 10 users to shift to IE 11 till the end of this year. This affects users of Internet Explorer 10 who are running … Continue reading

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Google Chrome get drive by download protection

Google’s Chrome browser will get a protection feature to block dangerous drive-by downloads. This should prevent the distribution of malware via this channel.

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