Tag: Firefox

Ex-Mozilla Dev Suggests to Drop all AV Solutions other than Windows Defender

Robert O’Callahan, an Ex-Mozilla top engineer, has explained in a blog post why users should stop using third party Antivirus solutions. Specifically, he suggests Windows 8.1 users ditch all other AV programs and only leave the original Antivirus which comes with the Operating System – Microsoft’s Windows Defender. The announcement comes amid the lack of evidence suggesting that non-MS AV products do not provide any improvement in security, in fact, they …
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Firefox Exploit Capable of De-anonymizing Tor Users Has Been patched

The Mozilla browser is being used all over the world by millions of users. Unfortunately, as is the case with any browser, a zero-day vulnerability will pop up now and then. The developers addressed this issue rather quickly, as it was capable of unmasking Tor users. For those who are unaware, the Tor Browser uses the Firefox “framework” as its foundation. Tor Users Were Nearly Unmasked By A Zero Day …
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Upcoming Tor Browser Changes Make Deanonymization Incredibly Difficult

Protecting Internet users against malware is one of the top priorities of the IT sector right now. Even though there is only so much that software can do, Tor and Mozilla developers are taking some extra precautions. Through several yet-to-be-revealed improvements, both teams hope to make the Tor Browser more secure, as it becomes harder for attackers to unmask users. Exciting Changes On The Horizon For Tor And Mozilla On …
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Firefox to Release a Crucial Fix Tomorrow

Mozilla is going to patch a flaw in Firefox that if used properly, could be used by attackers to pretend to be the browsers software update servers, and inject malicious code into the victim’s computer. The vulnerability can be exploited to unmask people using the Tor Projects Firefox based, Tor Browser. The hole in security allows an attacker to obtain a valid certificate for addons.mozilla.org to pretend to be the …
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