Over the past five days, lots of you have used Naked Security to find out how to turn off Java in one of the five major browsers.
And that has given us browser statistics. There are too many variables to know what they tell us, but they do make a neat-looking graph!
After the recent discovery of a zero-day vulnerability in Oracle's Java Web Start plugin Apple and Mozilla are now disabling Java by default until fixes are made available.
Italian security researcher Andrea Micalizzi has recently reported a vulnerability in the latest Foxit PDF plugin for Firefox.
Paul Ducklin examines the situation and gives a simple workaround.
Firefox 18 has landed: 2917 bugs patched, 21 security fixes, 12 critical.
Firefox 17.0 is out.
The new version fixes an officially-listed 2365 bugs and covers six critical advisories. It also drops support for OS X Leopard and earlier.
The latest beta release of Mozilla's popular Firefox browser has introduced a new social media API. Can a web browser make it easier to use social media while protecing your privacy? Mozilla hopes so.
Firefox version 16.0 came out, but turned out to have a vulnerability, so it's already been dropped.
If you've already updated, however, 16.0 thinks it's current and will tell you so. You need to downgrade to 15.0.1 - that may not be obvious, but it's easy when you know how.
Opera, a relative minnow in the web browser market, is reckoned to be a more secure browser than the likes of Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer - according to our online poll.
But maybe someone has influenced the vote?
As browser makers beef up security in their products - which product do you recommend to friends who want to surf the web more safely?
The latest version of the Firefox browser fixes a critical security hole Naked Security reported on in June, and makes the browser’s silent update feature even stealthier.
Although ordered to let Windows users choose which browser they would prefer, a Microsoft "technical error" meant 28 million Windows 7 users were given no choice at all.
The upcoming releases of Internet Explorer 10, Firefox 14 and Chrome 21 are all fighting for our attention and using security as the reason why.
The latest release of Firefox has been called "unlucky version 13" because it creates web page thumbnails even of secure content, sparking privacy fears.
But is this really a bug? And if so, do any of the "fixes" circulating online actually work? Paul Ducklin finds out.
Mozilla developer Jared Wein is introducing a new security feature to Firefox 14 called click-to-play. Plugins will not load automatically when visiting websites using things like Flash and Java requiring the user to click before the content is loaded. This could prevent many common drive-by attacks on the web.
A popular Firefox add-on appears to have started leaking private information about every website that users visit, including sensitive data which could identify individuals or reduce their security to a third-party server.
There's an easy way to get around Wikipedia's blackout, using a tool which can also boost your online security.
Find out how now.
It turns out that the Google sponsored study that painted Firefox in a poor light might have been influenced by the sponsor.
A new study has tossed the big browsers into the security mosh pit and decreed that Google's Chrome comes in first, ahead of Internet Explorer and Firefox. But when it comes to the top three, is security more about your browser being up to date and properly configured than its brand?