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New data: Only two browsers have over 1 bln users in the world

New data: Only two browsers have over 1 bln users in the world

According to Atlas VPN, Apple's Safari web browser has more than one billion users. Google's Chrome is the only other browser with more than a billion users. Chrome, with roughly 3.4 billion users, still outnumbers Safari. It's vital to remember that these figures include both desktop and mobile... Read more

date4 months ago
Major browser developers partner up to improve interoperability

Major browser developers partner up to improve interoperability

Google, Microsoft, Apple and Mozilla are joining forces to improve web technology shared by browser platforms. To this end, the tech giants launched Interop 2022, a standard for web technology implementations. Over time, Interop 2022 should improve the interoperability of web apps in different b... Read more

date7 months ago
New browser-tracking hack defies standard defensive measures

New browser-tracking hack defies standard defensive measures

The hack works even when users flush caches or go incognito. For years, Intewrnet users have used a variety of tools to defend against websites tracking them. For example, they use anti-tracking browsing extensions, or they enable private or incognito browsing sessions, or they just clearing coo... Read more

date2 years ago
Search feature in Firefox will place markings on scroll bar

Search feature in Firefox will place markings on scroll bar

Version 87 of Firefox will show search results from the 'Find in page' feature on the scroll bar. The feature is currently being tested in the Nightly version of the browser. Firefox developer Sören Hentzschel announced the new feature in a blog post. It is an extension of the find feature that... Read more

date2 years ago
Mozilla is working on a design refresh for Firefox

Mozilla is working on a design refresh for Firefox

The project marks the first major design refresh for the popular browser since 2017. Mozilla is preparing to unveil a design refresh for the group's Firefox web browser. Details at this time are limited, but we do know that the project is being referred to internally as Proton. The last major... Read more

date2 years ago
Third party browser extensions infect millions with malware

Third party browser extensions infect millions with malware

Researchers say that around 3 million people worldwide have been affected. Threat Intelligence researchers from Avast this week announced that they have found 28 extensions for the Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge browsers that contain malware. According to Avast, the add-ons presented thems... Read more

date2 years ago
Microsoft warns of virus hijacking browser and stealing data

Microsoft warns of virus hijacking browser and stealing data

Microsoft has found a virus that creates fake search results and hijacks stored login details. The Windows virus, named Adrozek, has been installed on at least 30,000 computers. The virus spreads by leading victims to a rogue website that persuades them to download and install the malicious soft... Read more

date2 years ago
Microsoft also becomes a target for fraudulent browser extensions

Microsoft also becomes a target for fraudulent browser extensions

Microsoft Edge joins Firefox and Chrome in the fight against abusive add-ons. For years, Google and Mozilla have been trying to prevent fraudulent browser extensions from infiltrating their official repositories. These fake extensions can range from a nuisance to outright malicious threats to t... Read more

date2 years ago
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