Mozilla plugs Firefox holes hackers could use to bug you

Mozilla Corp. today patched eight security vulnerabilities in Firefox, half of them critical memory corruption flaws in the browser's layout and JavaScript engines. Firefox 3.0.7, the second security update this year to the

Published on: March 6th, 2009 Gregg Keizer

Apple Safari 4 – In-your-face browser is fast, fun and feature rich

Apple Inc.'s decision to offer a public beta of its new Safari 4 Web browser - available for Mac OS X and Windows XP and Vista - caught the tech world by surprise.

Published on: February 27th, 2009 Ryan Faas

Apple says Safari 4 beta is “world’s fastest browser”

Apple today launched the first beta of Safari 4, the new version of its web browser for both Windows and Mac OS X computers. Safari 4 brings a lot of new features, including

Published on: February 25th, 2009 Daniel Ionescu

Jailbreaking iPhone will be okay if Mozilla has its way

Mozilla Corp. is backing a move that would nullify copyright infringement charges against people who "jailbreak" their iPhones, a practice that Apple Inc. considers against the law. In comments submitted to the U.S.

Published on: February 19th, 2009 Gregg Keizer

Browser plug-ins get bad rap as not all pose security risks

In my recent series of articles on Web browser security (see the special report), I indicated that browser add-ons (or plug-ins) could bring additional risk to a browser. One browser add-on provider, Giorgio

Published on: February 10th, 2009 Roger A. Grimes

Microsoft responds to IE attacks with a fix

As it promised yesterday, Microsoft Corp. today issued an emergency patch to plug a critical hole in Internet Explorer(IE) that attackers have been increasingly exploiting from hacked Web sites. The patch, described in

Published on: December 19th, 2008 Gregg Keizer

Little known browsers that could work wonders for you

When Microsoft, Mozilla or Apple comes out with a new version of Internet Explorer, Firefox or Safari, it makes news -- mainly because most of us use one or more of these three

Published on: December 3rd, 2008 Michael DeAgonia, Ryan Faas and Preston Gralla

Browser wars: IE 8 vs. Google Chrome vs. Mozilla Firefox 3.1

Mozilla's second alpha of Firefox 3.1 is upping the ante in the next-generation browser battle. So how do the main contenders stack up so far now? One thing's for sure, the Firefox team

Published on: September 19th, 2008 JR Raphael

Browser showdown – IE8 vs. Google Chrome

They're back! Just when you thought the "browser wars" were over, with the two camps - Microsoft and - settling in for a kind of intransigent d├ętente, along comes Google to stir

Published on: September 8th, 2008 Randall Kennedy

Google pushes the cloud with its Chrome browser

Google takes aim squarely at Microsoft with the release of its new Web browser, Chrome. And Microsoft should be very afraid: Chrome lives up to its hype by rethinking the Web browser in

Published on: September 5th, 2008 Nick Mediati

15 free Firefox add-ons that will transform your browsing experience

Firefox 3 was released just this June, and many Firefox fans believe the new version is clearly the best browser you can get. You can make it even better with free add-ons, which

Published on: September 5th, 2008 Preston Gralla

Three new browsers that say ‘no’ to malware

The latest browsers are fighting back against the never-ending assault from online crooks who want to sneak malware infections through your browser and onto your PC. Firefox 3, Opera 9.5, and, soon, Internet

Published on: August 6th, 2008 Erik Larkin

10 standard features the 3G iPhone doesn’t have

It's great that the new iPhone has faster data service and GPS. And you could get lost for days in the new iPhone App Store looking at all the cool new toys and

Published on: July 15th, 2008 Tim Moynihan

Record Firefox 3 downloads crash Mozilla site

Mozilla's big plan on Tuesday to set a world record for downloads with the Firefox 3 browser hit a snag when its Web site would not work properly. Though the big "Download Day" was set

Published on: June 19th, 2008 By Elizabeth Montalbano and John Fontana