Slashdot Items Tagged "browser"

Date / Time Story
Friday December 08, 2017 @03:35PM Chrome 63 Offers Even More Protection From Malicious Sites, Using Even More Memory
Friday December 01, 2017 @01:13PM Mozilla Revenue Jump Fuels Its Firefox Overhaul Plan
Friday December 01, 2017 @10:36AM Google Will Block Third-Party Software From Injecting Code Into Chrome
Thursday November 30, 2017 @11:43AM Microsoft's Edge Browser Now Generally Available For iOS, Android
Wednesday November 29, 2017 @01:13PM Amazon Launches Web Browser For Fire TV
Thursday November 23, 2017 @09:51AM Firefox Will Warn Users When Visiting Sites That Suffered a Data Breach
Monday November 20, 2017 @12:13PM Another Tor Browser Feature Makes It Into Firefox: First-Party Isolation
Thursday November 16, 2017 @03:34PM Firefox Will Block Navigational Data URIs as Part of an Anti-Phishing Feature
Wednesday November 15, 2017 @04:45PM Slashdot Asks: Have You Switched To Firefox 57?
Tuesday November 14, 2017 @09:37AM Firefox Quantum Arrives With Faster Browser Engine, Major Visual Overhaul
Monday November 13, 2017 @03:04PM Firefox 57 Brings Better Sandboxing on Linux
Wednesday November 08, 2017 @12:11PM Chrome Will Whack Website Bait-and-Switch Tactics
Wednesday November 08, 2017 @06:35AM 'How Chrome Broke the Web'
Monday November 06, 2017 @03:26PM Popular Firefox Bookmark Syncing Add-On Starts Losing... Bookmarks
Friday November 03, 2017 @04:27PM TorMoil Vulnerability Leaks Real IP Address From Tor Browser Users; Security Update Released
Tuesday October 31, 2017 @01:23AM Microsoft Engineer Installs Google Chrome During Presentation After Edge Freezes
Monday October 30, 2017 @07:45AM Firefox To Get a Better Password Manager
Thursday October 19, 2017 @11:18AM Google Engineers Explore Ways To Stop In-Browser Cryptocurrency Miners in Chrome
Wednesday October 18, 2017 @01:29PM Mozilla To Document Cross-Browser Web Dev Standards with Google, Microsoft, Samsung, and W3C
Wednesday October 18, 2017 @07:47AM Chrome 62 Released With OpenType Variable Fonts, HTTP Warnings In Incognito Mode
Monday October 16, 2017 @01:58PM Google Chrome for Windows Gets Basic Antivirus Features
Thursday October 05, 2017 @10:07AM Microsoft Brings Edge To Android and IOS
Tuesday October 03, 2017 @01:37PM Google Chrome Will Block Tab-Under Behavior
Wednesday September 27, 2017 @09:45PM Internet Explorer Bug Leaks Whatever You Type In the Address Bar
Wednesday September 27, 2017 @02:27AM Mozilla's 'Firefox Quantum' Browser Challenges Chrome In Speed
Friday September 22, 2017 @03:36PM Google Experiment Tests Top 5 Browsers, Finds Safari Riddled With Security Bugs
Thursday September 21, 2017 @02:53PM Firefox For iOS Gets Tracking Protection, Firefox Focus For Android Gets Tabs
Thursday September 21, 2017 @01:27PM Corporations Just Quietly Changed How the Web Works
Tuesday September 19, 2017 @08:43AM Google Chrome Most Resilient Against Attacks, Researchers Find
Friday September 15, 2017 @05:32PM Google Chrome Will No Longer Autoplay Content With Sound In January 2018
Thursday September 14, 2017 @04:37PM First Ever Malvertising Campaign Uses JavaScript To Mine Cryptocurrencies In Your Browser
Thursday September 14, 2017 @12:39PM Every Major Advertising Group Is Blasting Apple for Blocking Cookies in the Safari Browser
Thursday September 14, 2017 @08:19AM FTP Resources Will Be Marked Not Secure in Chrome Starting Later This Year
Monday September 11, 2017 @05:04PM Google Details Plan To Distrust Symantec Certificates
Friday September 08, 2017 @02:29PM Apple and Google Fix Browser Bug. Microsoft Does Not.
Thursday September 07, 2017 @01:55PM AskSlashdot: How Do You See Your Life After Firefox 52 ESR?
Wednesday September 06, 2017 @03:11PM Chrome 61 Arrives With JavaScript Modules, WebUSB Support
Monday September 04, 2017 @03:31PM Creator of Opera Says Google Deliberately Undermined His New Vivaldi Web Browser
Friday August 25, 2017 @12:31PM Chrome Will Soon Let You Permanently Mute Websites
Wednesday August 23, 2017 @04:42PM Chrome Adds Warning For Extensions That Take Over Your Proxy Settings
Tuesday August 15, 2017 @08:03AM 64-bit Firefox is the New Default on 64-bit Windows
Tuesday August 15, 2017 @05:27AM Mozilla Will Kill Legacy Firefox Add-Ons in Exactly Three Months
Friday August 11, 2017 @07:34AM Safari Should Display Favicons in Its Tabs
Tuesday August 08, 2017 @04:13PM Microsoft Dumps Notorious Chinese Secure Certificate Vendor
Tuesday August 08, 2017 @09:03AM Firefox 55 Arrives With WebVR on Windows, Performance Panel, and Click-to-Play Flash
Thursday August 03, 2017 @12:13PM Inside Mozilla's Fight To Make Firefox Relevant Again
Tuesday August 01, 2017 @02:01PM Mozilla Launches Experimental Voice Search, File-Sharing and Note-Taking Tools For Firefox
Friday July 21, 2017 @09:36PM The New Firefox and Ridiculous Numbers of Tabs
Thursday July 20, 2017 @08:27AM Chromium To Get Support For MP3
Thursday June 22, 2017 @02:19PM Chrome and Firefox Headless Modes May Spur New Adware & Clickfraud Tactics
Tuesday June 20, 2017 @02:46PM Mozilla Launches Privacy-Minded 'Firefox Focus' Browser For Android
Thursday June 15, 2017 @10:11AM Vivaldi 1.10 Released
Tuesday June 13, 2017 @12:20PM Firefox 54 Arrives With Multi-Process Support For All Users
Monday June 12, 2017 @06:59PM Someone Built a Tool To Get Congress' Browser History
Wednesday June 07, 2017 @02:58PM Apple Announces Support For WebRTC in Safari 11
Saturday May 27, 2017 @06:54PM Opera Slows Its Development On The iOS Platform
Thursday May 25, 2017 @03:19PM Firefox Marketing Head Expresses Concerns Over Google's Apparent 'Only Be On Chrome' Push
Thursday May 25, 2017 @11:40AM And Now, a Brief Definition of the Web
Friday May 19, 2017 @06:00AM 2B Pages On Web Now Use Google's AMP, Pages Now Load Twice As Fast
Thursday May 18, 2017 @02:59PM Firefox 55: Flash Will Become 'Ask To Activate' For Everyone
Monday May 15, 2017 @03:02PM Should You Leave Google Chrome For the Opera Browser?
Wednesday May 10, 2017 @04:18PM Azure Goes Database Crazy With One New NoSQL, Two New SQL Services
Wednesday May 10, 2017 @07:56AM Opera Rethinks What a Browser In 2017 Should Do: Adds Quick Access To WhatsApp, Telegram, Messenger in v45
Monday May 08, 2017 @05:34PM Chrome For Android Now Lets You Save Web Pages For Reading Later
Friday May 05, 2017 @10:15AM Microsoft Tests a Secured Edge Browser For Business
Wednesday May 03, 2017 @12:30AM Google To Auto-Migrate Some Users To 64-bit Chrome
Monday May 01, 2017 @02:44PM US Adults Will Spend More Than Half the Day Consuming Media, Study Says
Thursday April 27, 2017 @02:30PM Chrome Will Start Marking HTTP Sites In Incognito Mode As Non-Secure In October
Thursday April 20, 2017 @04:53PM Ambient Light Sensors Can Be Used To Steal Browser Data
Wednesday April 19, 2017 @01:25PM Newest Firefox Browser Bashes Crashes
Monday April 17, 2017 @01:31PM Mozilla Kills Firefox Aurora Channel, Builds Will Move Directly From Nightly To Beta
Friday April 14, 2017 @12:18PM Microsoft Experimenting Tabs Experience On File Explorer, Other Apps On Windows 10
Wednesday April 12, 2017 @02:58PM Microsoft Edge Beats Chrome By Over Three Hours In New Battery Usage Test
Tuesday April 11, 2017 @05:34PM Firefox To Let Users Control Memory Usage
Tuesday April 11, 2017 @05:09PM Chrome Now Uses Scroll Anchoring To Prevent Those Annoying Page Jumps
Friday March 31, 2017 @11:12PM Verizon, AT&T, Comcast Say They Will Not Sell Customer Browsing Histories
Friday March 24, 2017 @03:39PM FedEx Will Pay You $5 To Install Flash
Thursday March 23, 2017 @05:14PM Google Reducing Trust In Symantec Certificates Following Numerous Slip-Ups
Wednesday March 22, 2017 @10:15AM Google Contemplating Removing Chrome 'Close Other Tabs' and 'Close Tabs to the Right' Options
Tuesday March 21, 2017 @06:30PM Microsoft's Edge Was Most Hacked Browser At Pwn2Own 2017, While Chrome Remained Unhackable
Friday March 17, 2017 @11:44AM Firefox Goes PulseAudio Only, Leaves ALSA Users With No Sound
Friday March 10, 2017 @08:21AM Chrome 57 Arrives With CSS Grid Layout and API Improvements
Wednesday March 08, 2017 @09:05AM Firefox 52 Is The Last Version of Firefox For Windows XP and Vista
Tuesday March 07, 2017 @04:57PM Developer Proclaims Death of Cyberfox Web Browser
Tuesday March 07, 2017 @01:06AM Mozilla Firefox 52 Released As ESR Branch, Will Receive Security Updates Until 2018
Thursday March 02, 2017 @01:30AM Google Chrome Users On Apple MacOS Get Enhanced Safe Browsing Protection
Monday February 27, 2017 @03:38PM Mozilla Acquires Pocket and Its More Than 10 Million Users
Friday February 17, 2017 @11:35AM Mozilla Will Deprecate XUL Add-ons Before the End of 2017
Wednesday February 15, 2017 @04:49PM JavaScript Attack Breaks ASLR On 22 CPU Architectures
Friday February 10, 2017 @01:41PM Apple Fails To Remove 'Deleted' Safari Web Browser Histories From iCloud
Friday February 10, 2017 @07:55AM Most of the Web Really Sucks If You Have a Slow Connection
Tuesday February 07, 2017 @05:22PM 72% of 'Anonymous' Browsing History Can Be Attached To the Real User
Thursday February 02, 2017 @06:01PM Windows DRM-Protected Files Used To Decloak Tor Browser Users
Monday January 30, 2017 @03:58PM Google Quietly Makes 'Optional' Web DRM Mandatory In Chrome
Monday January 30, 2017 @03:39PM Google Removes Plugin Controls From Chrome, Reports Claim
Wednesday January 25, 2017 @08:59AM Chrome To Introduce Timer To Throttle Background Pages
Tuesday January 24, 2017 @01:46PM Firefox 51 Arrives With HTTP Warning, WebGL 2 and FLAC Support
Tuesday January 24, 2017 @09:17AM Vivaldi CEO: Stop Your Anti-Competitive Practices With Edge, Microsoft!
Wednesday January 18, 2017 @09:15AM Microsoft Plans To Add an Ebook Store To Windows 10
Tuesday January 17, 2017 @12:36PM Safari Users Unable to Play Newer 4K Video On YouTube in Native Resolution
Friday January 13, 2017 @08:35AM Chrome is Getting the Ability To Play FLAC
Thursday January 12, 2017 @03:46PM Fingerprinting Methods Identify Users Across Different Browsers On the Same PC
Thursday January 12, 2017 @09:41AM Opera Neon Turns Your Web Browser Into a Mini Desktop
Thursday January 05, 2017 @04:59PM Ultrasound Tracking Could Be Used To Deanonymize Tor Users
Friday December 30, 2016 @08:30AM Firefox 52 Borrows One More Privacy Feature From the Tor Browser
Friday December 23, 2016 @02:41PM Mozilla Will Support Firefox For XP and Vista Until At Least September 2017
Wednesday December 21, 2016 @08:20PM Firefox Takes the Next Step Towards Rolling Out Multi-Process To Everyone
Wednesday December 21, 2016 @10:01AM Slashdot Asks: Why Are Browsers So Slow?
Monday December 19, 2016 @10:20AM Most Firefox Users Still Running Windows 7
Wednesday December 14, 2016 @03:20PM Flash Will Soon Be 'Click-To-Run' in Microsoft Edge
Monday December 12, 2016 @03:42PM First Version of Sandboxed Tor Browser Available
Friday December 09, 2016 @06:05PM Google Starts Using HTML5 By Default Instead of Flash For Some Chrome Users
Monday December 05, 2016 @09:40AM Opera Developer Comes With Address Bar Speculative Prerenderer Feature
Wednesday November 30, 2016 @04:56PM Firefox Zero-Day Can Be Used To Unmask Tor Browser Users
Wednesday November 23, 2016 @09:54AM Opera Browser Asked to Blacklist Pirate Sites in 'Turbo Mode'
Wednesday November 23, 2016 @09:18AM Tech Firms Seek To Frustrate Internet History Log Law
Monday November 21, 2016 @03:46PM 4K Netflix Arrives On Windows 10, But Only Via Microsoft's Edge Browser
Friday November 18, 2016 @02:52PM Windows 10 Informs Chrome and Firefox Users That Edge is 'Safer'
Thursday November 17, 2016 @03:48PM Mozilla Launches Firefox Focus, a Stripped-Down Private Browser For iOS
Tuesday November 15, 2016 @03:40PM Mozilla Releases Firefox 50
Thursday November 10, 2016 @04:53PM Browser Use On Mobile Devices Exceeds PC Browsing Worldwide: StatCounter
Thursday November 10, 2016 @03:39PM Google Says There Are Now 2 Billion Active Chrome Installs
Wednesday November 09, 2016 @07:49PM iOS WebView Bug Can Force iPhones To Make Calls While UI Freezes
Wednesday November 09, 2016 @04:42PM Google Safe Browsing Adds 'Repeat Offender' Category
Tuesday November 01, 2016 @03:17PM Google Joins Mozilla and Apple In Distrusting WoSign and StartCom Certificates
Tuesday November 01, 2016 @01:33PM Firefox Disables Loophole that Allows Sites To Track Users Via Battery Status
Friday October 28, 2016 @12:20PM Mozilla Announces Quantum, a New Browser Engine For Firefox
Tuesday October 25, 2016 @03:50PM Benchmark Battle October 2016: Chrome Vs. Firefox Vs. Edge
Tuesday October 18, 2016 @08:28PM Chrome For Android Gets Its Own Canary Channel
Thursday October 13, 2016 @12:10AM Chrome 54 Arrives With YouTube Flash Embed Rewriting To HTML5
Friday October 07, 2016 @04:16PM A French Company is Suing Apple To Open the iPhone To Rival Browsing Engines
Friday September 30, 2016 @10:24AM Chromification Continues: Firefox May Use Chrome's PDF and Flash Plugins
Monday September 26, 2016 @06:55PM Windows 10 Will Soon Run Edge In a Virtual Machine To Keep You Safe
Tuesday September 20, 2016 @03:18PM Microsoft Unveils $37 Nokia 216 Feature Phone
Tuesday September 20, 2016 @02:48PM Firefox 49 Arrives With Improvements
Thursday September 15, 2016 @03:14PM Chrome and Firefox Block Pirate Bay Over 'Harmful Programs'
Thursday September 15, 2016 @12:02PM Microsoft Reproduces Google's Battery Life Test To Show Edge Beats Chrome
Friday September 09, 2016 @04:03PM Microsoft Is Bringing WebVR To Microsoft Edge On Windows 10
Monday August 29, 2016 @09:23AM Opera Sync Users May Have Been Compromised In Server Breach
Friday August 19, 2016 @02:36PM Google Will Kill Chrome Apps For Windows, Mac, and Linux In Early 2018
Monday August 15, 2016 @09:42AM Firefox 49 For Linux Will Ship With Plug-in Free Netflix, Amazon Prime Video Support
Thursday August 11, 2016 @06:17PM Tor Promises Not To Build Backdoors Into Its Services
Tuesday August 09, 2016 @05:29PM Annoying 'Open PDF In Edge' Default Option Puts Windows 10 Users At Risk
Tuesday August 09, 2016 @04:15PM Microsoft Disables RC4 In Internet Explorer 11 and Edge
Tuesday August 09, 2016 @04:01PM Internet Archive Posted 10,000 Browser-Playable Amiga Titles
Tuesday August 09, 2016 @04:01PM Google: Chrome 53 Will 'De-Emphasize Flash In Favor of HTML5' Next Month
Tuesday August 09, 2016 @02:39PM Chrome Is Nearly Ready To Talk To Your Bluetooth Devices
Friday August 05, 2016 @09:39AM Firefox Will Try To Show You Saved Archive Of a Page Instead Of 404 Error
Tuesday August 02, 2016 @12:13PM Chrome 52 for Android Arrives With Smoother Video Playback, Faster Load Times, and Better Battery Life
Tuesday August 02, 2016 @11:46AM Firefox 48 Released With Multi-Process Support, Mandatory Add-On Signing
Friday July 29, 2016 @11:09AM Ask Slashdot: Best Browser Extensions -- 2016 Edition
Wednesday July 20, 2016 @12:26PM Firefox To Block Non-Essential Flash Content In August 2016, Require Click-To-Activate In 2017
Tuesday July 19, 2016 @03:26PM Safari Browser May Soon Be Just As Fast As Chrome With WebP Integration
Tuesday July 19, 2016 @02:54PM Windows 10 Warns Chrome and Firefox Users About Battery Drain, Recommends Switching To Edge
Monday July 18, 2016 @09:08AM Chinese Consortium's $1.24B Bid To Acquire Opera Software Fails, $600M Deal Agreed Instead
Wednesday July 13, 2016 @07:34PM Tor Project Installs New Board of Directors After Jacob Appelbaum Controversy
Monday July 04, 2016 @05:26PM Google Cast Is Now Baked Into Chrome, No Extension Needed
Friday July 01, 2016 @11:34AM Mozilla Releases First Build of Servo, Its Next-Generation Browser Engine
Saturday June 25, 2016 @04:33PM ECMAScript 2016: New Version of JavaScript Language Released
Wednesday June 22, 2016 @10:50AM Opera Denies Microsoft Edge Battery-Saving Claims
Sunday June 19, 2016 @05:49PM New 'Hardened' Tor Browser Protects Users From FBI Hacking
Friday June 17, 2016 @09:24AM Experimental Firefox Feature Lets You Use Multiple Identities While Surfing the Web
Wednesday June 08, 2016 @11:35AM Firefox Finally Confirms 'Largest Change Ever' Featuring Electrolysis In v48
Tuesday June 07, 2016 @03:55PM Firefox 47 Arrives With Synced Tabs Sidebar, Better YouTube Playback
Tuesday May 31, 2016 @11:43AM Tor Browser 6.0: Ditches SHA-1 Support, Uses DuckDuckGo For Default Search Results
Friday May 27, 2016 @03:05PM Amazon Built An Echo Simulator You Can Use In the Browser
Tuesday May 17, 2016 @03:46PM Firefox Tops Microsoft Browser Market Share For First Time
Thursday May 12, 2016 @06:35PM Mozilla Fights FBI In Court For Details On Tor Browser Hack
Thursday May 12, 2016 @05:29PM Google Launches 'Gboard' Keyboard For iOS, Featuring Built-In Google Search
Thursday May 12, 2016 @05:17PM Opera Adds Power-Saving Mode, Offers 'Up To 50 Percent' Longer Battery Life
Tuesday May 10, 2016 @11:43PM Mozilla Launches Test Pilot, A Firefox Add-On For Trying Experimental Features
Monday May 02, 2016 @11:42AM Chrome Overtakes Internet Explorer For Most Popular Desktop Browser
Friday April 22, 2016 @09:48PM Facebook Might Finally Kill Clickbait With New Algorithm Tweaks
Friday April 22, 2016 @05:47PM Over 1 Million People Use Tor To Check Facebook Anonymously Each Month
Thursday April 21, 2016 @11:48PM Turns Out That Snaps Are Not Secure In Ubuntu With X11
Thursday April 21, 2016 @04:18PM Google Search Will Soon Include Live TV Listings
Thursday April 21, 2016 @07:17AM Opera Adds Free VPN-Client With Unlimited Usage To Its Desktop Browser
Friday April 15, 2016 @05:31PM FBI May Be Hoarding a Firefox Zero-Day
Thursday April 14, 2016 @12:10AM Chrome 50 Updates Push Notifications, Drops Support For Old Windows and OS X Versions
Tuesday April 12, 2016 @03:25PM The Future of Firefox is Chrome
Saturday April 09, 2016 @12:58PM Popular Firefox Add-Ons Open Millions To New Attack
Friday April 08, 2016 @10:45AM Newspapers Try To Stop Ad-blocking Browser Brave From 'Stealing Content'
Friday April 08, 2016 @05:47AM Microsoft Edge Will Start Automatically Pausing Less Important Flash Content
Monday April 04, 2016 @11:35AM Anti-Piracy Firm Rightscorp Will Hijack Pirates' Browsers Until a Fine is Paid
Saturday April 02, 2016 @03:21PM Mozilla Co-Founder's Ad-blocking Brave Browser Will Pay You Bitcoin To See Ads
Thursday March 31, 2016 @08:21PM PHP, Python and Google Go Fail To Detect Revoked TLS Certificates
Thursday March 31, 2016 @06:43PM Microsoft Denies Edge Is Getting A Native Ad Blocker
Thursday March 31, 2016 @06:34AM CloudFlare Wants Tor To Change Or Risk CAPTCHA Blockades
Wednesday March 30, 2016 @07:13PM Microsoft Extends Its Windows Hello Login Security Features To Apps and the Web
Saturday March 19, 2016 @09:42PM Building A Global Network Of Open Source SDR Receivers
Saturday March 19, 2016 @08:49PM Pale Moon Devs Ponder Dropping Current Codebase And Starting From Scratch
Saturday March 19, 2016 @10:19AM Microsoft Working on Tool to Port Chrome Extensions to Edge
Friday March 18, 2016 @01:15PM Pwn2Own 2016 Recap: Hackers Earn $460,000 For 21 Hacks
Tuesday March 15, 2016 @11:51AM Major Browsers Add Experimental Support For WebAssembly
Thursday March 10, 2016 @07:45PM Tor Users Can Be Tracked Based On Their Mouse Movements
Wednesday March 02, 2016 @07:58PM Windows' Built-In PDF Reader Exposes Edge Browser To Hacking
Friday February 05, 2016 @11:27PM Avast SafeZone Browser Lets Attackers Access Your Filesystem
Wednesday February 03, 2016 @09:16AM Chromodo Browser Disables Key Web Security
Thursday January 21, 2016 @08:19AM Former Mozilla CEO Launches Security-Centric Browser Brave
Friday May 22, 2015 @10:05PM Chrome For Android Is Now Almost Entirely Open Source