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.
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.
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.
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.
If you've found a security issue with PayPal, you could receive a monetary reward for informing the firm responsibly.
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.
Mozilla has released Firefox 7, the latest incarnation of their popular web browser.
Recently Firefox has been getting through new version numbers faster than a fat man chasing a ice cream van.
Firefox 6.0.2 has just come out, blocking even more browser certificates than Firefox 6.0.1, in yet more fallout from the mess caused by disgraced Dutch web security company DigiNotar.
Firefox 6 is out. This is the second under Firefox's new 'single-line railway track with regular stations' development and release regimen.
Mozilla's security advisory page wrongly denotes this as low impact; in fact, it fixes several critical vulnerabilities.
Have you received an email about an update for Firefox?
Read this before you click on the link - your passwords might depend on it!
Mozilla released an update to Firefox 5 yesterday - but for Mac users only.
This takes Mac users of the popular browser to version 5.0.1. Everyone else stays at 5.0.
Mozilla met its promise by getting Firefox 5 out by the solstice. But finding out exactly what's changed, and whether you need to update, isn't as easy as you might like.
Paul Ducklin ferrets out the security fixes so you don't have to.