After 400GB files from Hacking Team were leaked, multiple vulnerabilities were found in Adobe Flash. To keep its users safer, Mozilla is blocking all versions of the Flash Player in Firefox until Adobe fixes all known exploits.
With all the recent reports of just how far certain companies go to track users web browsing habits, it makes sense that you might want to opt out of tracking whenever you can. And it seems that there is another benefit to this, at least…
Mozilla, along with a number of organizations and even the U.S. government, wants to see the web using only secure HTTPS connections, and it's willing to hold features in its Firefox browser hostage to make it happen.
Mozilla has been prepping a Skype challenger for a while now, and version 35 of its Firefox browser introduces the fully working Firefox Hello, a video chat solution that works with only the click of a link.
Since becoming Firefox's default search engine last month, Yahoo has achieved its highest share of the U.S. search market sonce 2009. It's excellent news for Marissa Mayer's firm, though it still has much to do if it wants to catch Google.