Mozilla

security

Firefox Will Give You a Fake Browsing History to Fool Advertisers

Using the 'Track THIS' tool opens up 100 tabs at a time that will make you seem like a hypebeast, a filthy rich person, a doomsday prepper, or an influencer.
Caroline Haskins
6.26.19
Facebook

Firefox’s New Plugin Blocks Facebook from Collecting Users’ Data When They’re Not on the Site

Mozilla, the internet company behind Firefox, has reacted aggressively to the Facebook data scandal, including introduce new user protections and cutting off its advertising on the social media site.
Kaleigh Rogers
3.27.18
protest

This Video Features 9 Hours of Pro-Net Neutrality Comments Read in a Soothing Voice

Mozilla recorded a selection of the more than 40,000 messages it has received.
Louise Matsakis
7.11.17
New internet

Mozilla Is Offering a $2M Bounty to People Trying to Decentralize the Internet

Decentralized networking could bring the internet to those who need it most—rural communities and disaster victims.
Daniel Oberhaus
6.23.17
We're Not Gonna Take It

Major Internet Companies Like Reddit and Mozilla Are Readying a Net Neutrality Protest

Annoyed at the plans to dismantle net neutrality regulations? You’re not alone.
Nicholas Deleon
6.6.17
Firefixed

Mozilla: The Firefox Attacks Wikileaks Gave to Us Were Already Fixed

Turns out three potential Firefox vulnerabilities found in a cache of alleged CIA files were dealt with in 2012 and 2014.
Joseph Cox
4.20.17
Hacking

The Strange Case of a Hacked Dark Web Child Porn Site Just Got Stranger

Europol confirms it has documents related to Giftbox, a dark web child abuse site that was recently used to deploy a Tor Browser zero-day exploit.
Joseph Cox
1.26.17
Art

Fake Pop-Up Exposes the Dark Side of the Information Age

The pop-up exhibition highlighted the subversive side of our daily digital practices.
Andrew Nunes
1.16.17
Art

Enter 'The Glass Room,' Where Privacy Goes To Die

A new temporary exhibition in New York City offers an up-close look at the tools of the surveillance state—and how to fight them.
Janus Rose
12.3.16
privacy

Tor Project and Mozilla Making It Harder for Malware to Unmask Users

By making tweaks to how the Tor Browser connects to the anonymity network.
Joseph Cox
10.13.16
kickstarter

Medium, Mozilla, and Kickstarter Signed a Letter Against Zero-Rating

Coalition of tech and advocacy groups urges FCC to open zero-rating review to public scrutiny.
Sam Gustin
5.24.16
Power

Mozilla Urges FBI to Disclose Potential Firefox Security Vulnerability

Mozilla has filed a brief in the Playpen case asking the FBI to give up its exploit to protect Firefox users—before showing it to the defense.
Joseph Cox
5.12.16
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