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Internet Explorer Security Flaw Patched By Microsoft, Includes XP
2014-05-02 12:38:53

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Microsoft issued a fix on Thursday to address a security flaw that left Internet Explorer vulnerable to attack. The fix has been made available as part of the software giant's Automatic Update. The Department of Homeland Security issued a warning about Internet Explorer when a zero-day exploit in the Microsoft browser was discovered last weekend. The warning advised Internet users to use other browsers until Microsoft was able to...

2014-04-30 23:16:31

A vulnerability in certain versions of Internet Explorer® was recently disclosed, but no fix is planned. Laplink® offers an affordable solution. Bellevue, WA (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Laplink Software, Inc. today revealed the perfect solution for Windows XP users facing increased risks of attacks from hackers – use its PCmover software to easily move from Windows® XP to Windows 7 or 8! A new vulnerability affecting Internet Explorer 6 through 11 users was announced just...

Mozilla Issues Firefox 29 Update With A Whole New Design
2014-04-29 13:17:45

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online This week Mozilla has apparently put the unfortunate matter of dismissing its former CEO in the rearview mirror and is moving forward with a new focus for its Firefox web browser. Today the company debuted the new Firefox 29 update, which features a wholly new design, but also offers users much greater customization. In fact, the customize button is now always present in the new Firefox menu to the right of the screen. A click of that...

Mozilla Appoints Chris Beard As Interim CEO
2014-04-15 11:24:48

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Last year Microsoft was able to conduct a long and thought out search process to find a new CEO after Steve Ballmer announced he would leave the company. After numerous names were floated around Satya Nadella was named as CEO, and so far so good over in Redmond, Wash. Meanwhile at the offices of Mozilla things haven’t gone exactly as planned. On Monday the company appointed board member Chris Beard as interim CEO just a month after...

2014-03-31 23:26:07

LatestVersionPlugin.com has recently launched reviews on a number of current Firefox Add-ons, covering the top 5 downloaded Firefox add-ons of 2013. Milwaukee, Wisconsin (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 LatestVersionPlugin.com is a leading browser resources website dedicated to offering information, reviews and download information for current version plugins, Firefox Add-ons, and Google Chrome Extensions. LatestVersionPlugin.com has published reviews on a number of current Firefox Add-ons covering...

2014-03-18 20:22:55

Everyone is invited with universal access to virtual meeting rooms through Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari and Opera LONDON and NEW YORK, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Today Acano announced that it has expanded its deployment of WebRTC and browser-based access. Acano customers have already been clicking a web link to be connected into a business-quality video call from their Chrome browsers. Now Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari and Opera users can enjoy the same...

As Microsoft Ends Windows XP Era, Some Government Computers Could Become Vulnerable
2014-03-18 11:02:30

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to the latest data from Stat Counter, nearly 21 percent of computers worldwide are still using Windows XP; but, in a few weeks the XP era will officially end – at least as far as Microsoft is concerned. Last month the software giant reminded computer users that as of April 8, 2014 it will no longer provide security updates for Windows XP and Office 2003. Businesses will no longer be able to receive technical support from...

Pwn2Own competition results
2014-03-15 06:19:02

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online All four of the major Internet browsers were among the programs that fell victim to zero-day exploits during the HP-sponsored Pwn2Own hacking competition, various media outlets reported earlier this week. According to CNET’s Seth Rosenblatt, Apple Safari, Google Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Adobe’s Flash and Reader browser plug-ins were programs cracked by eight research teams participating in the...

2014-02-26 16:33:15

COPENHAGEN, Denmark, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Third-party programs are responsible for 76% of the vulnerabilities discovered in the 50 most popular programs in 2013.The result was published today in the Secunia Vulnerability Review 2014. Secunia is a leading provider of IT security solutions that enable management and control of vulnerability threats. The Secunia Vulnerability Review 2014 analyzes the evolution of software vulnerabilities from a global, industry and endpoint...

2014-02-23 12:22:20

- Integration of Spreadtrum's entry-level smartphone chipsets with turnkey reference designs for Firefox OS aims to bring Open Web Devices to an underserved audience of entry-level smartphone buyers around the world BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today at Mobile World Congress, Spreadtrum Communications, Inc., a leading fabless semiconductor company in China with advanced technology in 2G, 3G and 4G wireless communications standards, and Mozilla, the mission-based...


Latest Firefox Reference Libraries

Web Feed
2013-02-17 09:41:03

Image Caption: This icon, known as the "feed icon" or the "RSS icon", was introduced in Mozilla Firefox in order to indicate a web feed was present on a particular web page that could be used in conjunction with the Live bookmarks function. Microsoft Internet Explorer, Opera and some other browsers have adopted the icon in order to promote a de facto standard. Credit: Mozilla/Wikipedia A web feed is a data format that provides the user with regularly updated content. It is also...

Web Browser
2013-01-30 14:59:51

A web browser is an application used for retrieving, presenting, and transferring information over the Internet. Information is gathered by a Uniform Resource Identifier (URI), which can be a web page, an image, a video, or any other type of content viewed on the browser. The most widely used web browsers are Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Internet Explorer, and Apple Safari. The first web browser was invented by Sir Tim Berners-Lee in 1990 called the Worldwide Web, later known...

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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.