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Trust in digital certificate ecosystem eroding

We live in a time when the security of digital certificates is increasingly being called into question. Whether it involves the hacking of a legitimate certificate authority or the issuing of digital certificate by nonauthorized parties, the trust in the digital certificate ecosystem is eroding.

Mozilla plugs critical vulnerabilities, adds 'opportunistic encryption' to latest Firefox browser

Mozilla has fixed more than a dozen vulnerabilities with the latest version of its Firefox browser, including a number of critical security flaws. In addition, Mozilla has added to the Firefox 37 browser "opportunistic encryption," which encrypts possibly sensitive data before sending it in the clear.

Mozilla drops Google for Yahoo, other search providers

Google has been paying Mozilla to be the default search engine used in the Firefox browser since 2004. However, all this changed this month as the latest three-year agreement signed with Google in 2011 ran out last week.

Mozilla unveils low-cost smartphone to rival high-end options

In a bet that consumers want mobile devices with smartphone functionality without paying a premium for high-end models like the iPhone 5S or Samsung Galaxy S5, Mozilla unveiled the cheapest smartphone on the market at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona on Feb. 23.

Microsoft, Mozilla, Opera say 'Non' to French agency certificates

Microsoft, Mozilla and Opera have followed Google's lead and revoked rogue digital certificates issued by a subordinate certificate authority of the French cybersecurity agency, Computerworld reports.

Mozilla plugs 5 critical holes in Firefox, other products

Mozilla has released security updates for its Firefox browser, Thunderbird email client and Seamonkey cross-platform Internet suite, patching 10 security holes, including five critical flaws.

Firefox for Android Beta adds guest browsing, new customization options

Mozilla released the latest update of its Firefox for Android Beta browser, highlighted by a new guest browsing option enabling users to share their smartphone or tablet with others.

Mozilla lures HTML5 developers with free Firefox OS phones

Mozilla is promising free Geeksphone Keon preview phones to developers who port their HTML5 applications to its fledgling Firefox OS.

Firefox OS-based ZTE Open going on sale in U.S. via eBay

ZTE will begin selling its Firefox-based Open smartphone to U.S. and U.K. consumers via eBay. Priced at $79.99 and unlocked to enable use across all mobile networks, the ZTE Open will be offered in an exclusive orange color from the manufacturer's branded eBay storefront. 

Firefox 23 fixes 13 bugs, tightens security

Firefox 23 was released on Wednesday this week, resolving a total of 13 security bugs. Four of these bugs involve vulnerabilities that are rated as critical, which you can read about in the security advisories page for Firefox  here.