Category Archives: browser

Tor Browser 8.0.3

On October 23, 2018, the developers released Tor Browser 8.0.3. This is a maintenance update that includes Firefox to 60.3.0esr and an updated Tor button. The Tor bundle supports anonymous surfing on the Internet.

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Chrome 70: Fixes and PWA- support for Windows

[German] Google’s developers have released version 70 of the Chrome browser for Windows, Linux and macOS. In addition to 23 closed security holes, the browser now supports PWA apps under Windows.

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Tor Browser 8.0.2

Tor developers released version 8.0.2 of the browser on October 2, 2018. Firefox is updated to 60.2.1esr and two bugs (Backport fix for Mozilla bug) are fixed.

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Firefox 62.0.3 released

Mozilla’s developers have just released version 62.0.3 of Firefox browser for Windows, Linux and macOS. It is a maintenance update which closes bugs and vulnerabilities.

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YouTube Mini Player in Desktop Browser available

[German]Short information for users of the platform YouTube. YouTube started to release the mini-player to a broader user base, and it even works in Microsoft Edge. I have tested this feature briefly, here some information and impressions to the topic.

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Google changes sign-in and Cookie policy in Chrome 70

[German]After Chrome developers implemented a ‘mandatory sign-in’ in Google Chrome 69, the received a slash back from media. Now Google pulls back and announced some changes in upcoming Google Chrome 70.

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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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