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Safari to ape Firefox, go all-in on anti-tracking

The WebKit team has unveiled a new Tracking Prevention Policy that could help bolster privacy for users of Apple's Safari browser.

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Critical updates for Microsoft Patch Tuesday may cause testing headaches

This is a huge month for Patch Tuesday as Microsoft attempts to address 93 unique vulnerabilities spanning Windows desktop and server platforms, Microsoft Office and core development tools.

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Chrome, Firefox to expunge Extended Validation cert signals

Google and Mozilla have decided to eliminate Extended Validation signals in their desktop browsers; the certificates were designed to assure users they landed on a legitimate site, not a malicious copycat.

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Mozilla blames 'interlocking complex systems' and confusion for Firefox's May add-on outage

The Firefox browser maker said it's figured out what caused problems with its browser add-ons and offered solutions to keep the issue from happening again.

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Mozilla to add password manager, hack alert to Firefox 70

The browser upgrade, expected to launch in October, will warn users when their saved passwords have been revealed by a data breach.

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9 steps to lock down corporate browsers

Don’t let your users’ web browsing put your company at risk. Here are nine things you can do to help secure browsers in the enterprise.

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Microsoft tells enterprises to be on Edge

The company has begun telling companies about a variety of corporate features that have been baked into the browser, which is built on underpinnings from Google's Chromium.

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Microsoft previews 'chromified' Edge's group policies to win enterprise approval

Hoping to catch the interest of IT admins, Microsoft is offering a sneak peek of group policies they could use to manage the still-under-development "full-Chromium" Edge.

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The smarter way to capture screenshots in Chrome

Need to capture a screenshot in Chrome? This handy hidden command will be your new best friend.

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Windows 10 cheat sheet

Get to know the interface, features and shortcuts in Microsoft's latest operating system. (Now updated for the Windows 10 May 2019 Update.)

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Following Mozilla's lead, Microsoft pushes Edge onto anti-tracking bandwagon

By adding 'tracking prevention' to the Chromium-based version of Edge, Microsoft can show it's putting a little distance between its browser and Google Chrome.

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Google needs to pull itself together

It could be a much greater company if it could only figure out how to combine existing technologies into killer apps.

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Mozilla previews next-gen mobile Firefox for Android

Mozilla has released a preview of its next-generation browser for Android. The new browser is twice as fast at rendering pages as Android Firefox and has anti-ad tracking turned on by default.

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Mozilla takes swipe at Chrome with 'Track THIS' project

Mozilla is pushing Firefox's latest (and long-delayed) anti-ad tracking efforts, saying it protects user privacy better than Google's Chrome.

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Microsoft previews 'full-Chromium' Edge on Windows 7, Windows 8.1

But the company's decision not to stick with a set update schedule when Edge reaches the Stable version raises questions about how quickly the Chromium-based Edge will get security fixes.

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Google asks Chrome users for help in spotting deceptive sites

An add-on being offered by Google for its Chrome browser will allow users to report suspicious or unsafe websites.

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Where do browsers stand on Flash's impending demise?

It's been two years since Adobe announced it would finally kill off its Flash Player; browser makers plan to follow suit on their own timelines.

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Mozilla to launch premium service subscriptions in new bid to diversify revenue

The company’s CEO, Chris Beard, has already pointed to two examples of services Mozilla could provide: online storage and a VPN.

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Big, complex Patch Tuesday for Windows, critical updates for Adobe and Edge

This month, Microsoft delivers a big, complex series of updates to Windows, Azure and Edge. With 88 vulnerabilities addressed and four made public, we see "Patch Now” recommendations for both browsers, Windows and Adobe. I think that...

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Mozilla makes anti-tracking the Firefox default

The Enhanced Tracking Protection technology, which Mozilla has been talking up since 2015, is part of Firefox 67.0.1.

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