Mozilla said it plans to shut down Persona, a system designed to let people use a single login across many websites.
The impact of Mozilla's decision to depreciate SHA-1 at the start of 2016 with the release of Firefox 43 turned out to be larger than it anticipated. As a result, Mozilla hastily released an update on Wednesday that re-enabled support for SHA-1 certificates.
Mozilla yesterday moved Firefox 43 into the stable channel, releasing it for use to the general public. The biggest highlight is probably the release of the 64-bit version of Firefox for Windows.
Acadine Technologies is not letting Mozilla's decision to stop selling Firefox OS smartphones through carriers slow down its plan to its offer its H5OS mobile operating system based on the Firefox OS, reported CNET.
Mozilla has decided to stop selling Firefox smartphones through carriers, according to Ari Jaaksi, senior vice president of connected devices at Mozilla.
Enterprises that recommend workers use Firefox for their PCs can now access that browser on iOS devices. Mozilla released a mobile version of its Firefox browser for Apple smartphones and tablets this week.
Firefox will no longer support most NSAPI plug-ins by the end of 2016, announced Mozilla in a blog post, as part of its strategy for disabling support for legacy plug-ins. The only exception will be Adobe Flash, though Mozilla will specifically work with Adobe to help ensure that the Flash experience is one that is stable and secure.x
Firefox 41 for the desktop is now available, and offers a new native messaging capability called Firefox Hello. Since most businesses already have preferred video conferencing and IM tools, it's unlikely to make much headway in the enterprise.
Despite initially putting the plan on hold last year, Mozilla has quietly launched a feature known as Suggested Tiles, a product that displays ads on preset tiles in the Firefox browser. This was spotted and reported on by ZDNet.
An unknown attacker was able to make away with a veritable treasure trove of security flaws after compromising a privileged Mozilla account to gain unauthorized access to the company's Bugzilla bug tracker tool.