Tag Archives: Firefox

Firefox 60.0.2 released

[German]Mozilla’s developers have released a maintenance update that upgrades the Firefox desktop browser to version 60.0.2. This is an unscheduled update.

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Firefox 58.0.2 for Windows, macOS and Linux released

[German]Mozilla’s developers has released version 58.0.2 of the Firefox browser for Windows, macOS and Linux on February 7, 2018 (thanks to Christoph W. for pointing this out in the early morning).

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PSA: Critical Vulnerability in Firefox browser – update required

[German]Users of the Firefox browser on Linux, macOS and Windows should urgently upgrade (their desktop version) to version 58.0.1. Older versions (with the exception of Firefox 52 ESR and Firefox for Android) have a critical vulnerability.

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Firefox 57.0.1 released

[German]The Mozilla foundation has released Firefox version 57 – aka Firefox Quantum – mid of November 2017. Now they are providing a bug fix and security update, shifting the browser to version 57.0.1.

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Firefox 56.0.2 released

Mozilla’s developers has released Firefox version 56.0.2 on October 26, 2017 in Release Channel. The changelog lists only minor bug fixes. The Firefox installer may be downloaded from this Firefox page. (via)

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Firefox privacy settings – what to know

Firefox browser is still popular and well used on desktop systems (Windows, Mac OS, Linux). And the browser provides a lot settings to customize it’s behavior. One aspect is the question “how to customize Firefox privacy settings”?

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Firefox Focus: The ‘Privacy Browser’ with build in user tracking

[German]Mozilla Foundation started last November shipping Firefox Focus as a privacy browser for iOS devices. But behind the scenes, this iOS app comes with a third-party tracking framework, that sends user tracking data to a big data collecting company. And: … Continue reading

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New Firefox version 50.0.2 and Tor update to 6.0.7

Mozilla has issued a security update for Firefox browser – and also the Tor anonymity project has issued a security update for it’s Firefox browser. This update closes a zero-day-vulnerability under Windows.

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Firefox Zero-day exploit puts Tor users at risk

A publicly released exploit (zero-day exploit) works against many Firefox browser versions – and put Tor users (and possibly other Firefox users) at risk. Officials at Tor has confirmed the vulnerability, no Firefox patch is available yet.

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