Tag Archives: Browser

The Virtues of Firefox Session Restore

There are many add-ons to help you when you need to rush through a Firefox browsing session and see something you want to read, but don’t have the time to do so. There is the add-on “Wired Marker” (https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/6219) that let’s you mark up web pages and keeps a list of those web pages with […]

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Internet Explorer 8 Released

Microsoft will release its Internet Explorer 8 browser for download on March 19. Microsoft said security, ease of use, and improvements in RSS, Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), and Asynchronous JavaScript and X M L (AJAX) support are key priorities for Internet Explorer 8. Microsoft officials at the company’s MIX09 conference here, said IE 8 would […]

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Chrome Plays 2nd Fiddle for Mac and Linux

It comes at no surprise that the Mac OS and Linux will get their own Google Chrome browser, but not until June of 09. In hopes that Chrome would spend more development time releasing new extensions, it looks like this may slow the process up a bit with the development for the Mac OS and […]

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Microsoft to Issue IE Patch

There’s a lot of hype about the new IE vulnerability and for good reason. The flaw in Microsoft’s Internet Explorer browser could allow criminals to take control of people’s computers and steal passwords. The emergency patch should be available from 1800 GMT on 17 December, Microsoft has said. Internet Explorer is used by the vast […]

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Google Chrome: It’s Alive!

Thursday’s Google officially removed the beta label from Chrome. It’s very common for Google to keep the beta label intact for many of its products for years, but not Chrome. Google is trying to lure Web surfers away from the leading browsers, Microsoft Corp.’s Internet Explorer and the Mozilla Foundation’s Firefox. In the process, Google […]

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Mozilla Security Chief Quits

Barack Obama is still in the hunt for his Cyber Czar and maybe this could be the person for that position. According to reports Window Snyder (Go figure) is leaving for a start-up company. I guess Obama will still be fishing for his Cyber Czar. Window Snyder, the head of security at Mozilla Corp., will […]

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Firefox Users Beware of New Malware

Make sure your antivirus definitions are updated as many vendors will have an update for this malware quickly. Researchers at BitDefender have discovered a new type of malicious software that collects passwords for banking sites but targets only Firefox users. The malware, which BitDefender dubbed “Trojan.PWS.ChromeInject.A” sits in Firefox’s add-ons folder, said Viorel Canja, the […]

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Google Chrome to add WOT extension

If you haven’t heard, Google is developing extensions for its Chrome browser. The good news, WOT (Web of Trust) is listed in the top 15 add-ons being offered by Google Chrome. Google developers have a lot of work ahead of them, but I trust that they will dazzle the masses. Google has released a document […]

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