noscript webextension update

The first WebExtensions version of NoScript arrived Sunday night, five days after the release of Firefox 57, the first WebExtensions exclusive version of the web browser. The initial reception was not the greatest, with users criticizing the new user interface of the extension, and the lack of functionality. While NoScript 10.x supports the blocking of […]


firefox breach notifications

Mozilla plans to add warning notifications to the Firefox browser when users visit websites that were hacked in the past. Hacked web services and sites are a common occurrence on the Internet, and while hackers may have different goals when it comes to hacks, one lucrative target is a site's user database. The Yahoo hack […]


firefox youtube zoom

Most video players that you run on desktop PCs and even many mobile media players support zooming. You can zoom any video that you play in these players using built-in controls. In VLC Media Player for instance, a popular cross-platform media player, you can zoom using the Z-key, and do then reverse with Shift-Z instead. […]


intel security detection tool

Intel published a security advisory yesterday detailing security vulnerabilities in the firmware of the company's Management Engine, Server Platform Services, and Trusted Execution Engine. A wide range of Intel processor families and products are affected by these issues, including 6th, 7th and 8th generation Intel Core processors, Intel Xeon processors, Intel Atom processors, Apollo Lake […]


vivaldi 1.13 window panel

Vivaldi Technologies AS released a new version of the company's Vivaldi web browser today; Vivaldi 1.13 comes with a new Window panel and download improvements, but the main focus of the release was stability and the fixing of browser regressions and issues. Installed copies of Vivaldi should pick up the update automatically thanks to the […]


privacy firstparty isolate firefox

First-Party Isolation is a new privacy feature of the Firefox web browser that Mozilla implemented in Firefox 55 for the first time. The feature restricts cookies, cache and other data access to the domain level so that only the domain that dropped the cookie or file on the user system can access it. This is […]


chrome load saved copy cache

Google Chrome displays an error message when it cannot load a requested resources. The error message depends on the type of error the browser encountered while trying to load the resource; if a page is not found for instance, it displays a 404 not found error, and if a page cannot be looked up, a […]


The Complete Computer Science Bundle includes eight programming related courses for languages such as C++, Java and Python that has just been dropped in price. The bundle is available for $29 now, down from $39, which means you get even a better discount from the original price of $367. The bundle includes the following courses: […]


waterfox 56

Alex Kontos, the developer of the Firefox fork Waterfox has released a test build of version 56 of the web browser to the public. Waterfox 56.0 is a major new release as it paves the way for future versions of the web browser. The release marks the beginning of a transition period that moves Waterfox […]


firefox title bar

Mozilla modified the interface and design of Firefox 57 significantly; a lot for the better, some things not, or at least not right away. One of the things that you may have noticed is that it is quite difficult to move the Firefox window around using drag and drop. While you can use spaces designed […]


noscript 10

Giorgio Maone, the developer behind the popular Firefox security add-on NoScript, released NoScript 10, the first "pure" WebExtensions version today. NoScript 10 did not make it in time for the release of Firefox 57, the first version of the web browser that supports only WebExtensions and no longer the legacy add-on system of Firefox 56 […]


tor browser 7.5a8

The Tor team has released an update for Tor Browser, a modified version of the Firefox web browser with Tor functionality built-in. The developers release new versions of Tor browser regularly, usually shortly after Mozilla pushes out an update for the organization's Firefox Extended Support Release (ESR) as it is based on that version. Firefox […]


microsoft emet 5.5 beta

If you use Microsoft EMET on Windows 8.x or Windows 10 machines, or the new Windows Defender Exploit Guard on Windows 10 version 1709, your system may not have been protected properly by a protective feature called Address Space Layout Randomization (ASLR). Security researcher Will Dormann of the CERT/CC discovered an ASLR implementation issue on […]


qbittorrent 4.0

The developers of the popular open source cross-platform Bittorrent client qBittorrent have released version 4.0 of the client today. Users who run the client are informed about the update, and downloads are provided already on the official project website for all supported operating systems. QBittorrent 4.0 is a major new release, as indicated by the […]


microsoft office viewer

Microsoft maintains a list of viewer applications for some of its Microsoft Office applications that Windows users may run to read documents without having Office or a compatible third-party Office solution installed on a Windows machine. The viewer applications were released at a time when Microsoft switched the default format of its Office applications, so […]


quad9 dns service

Quad9 is a new endpoint DNS service by IBM, Packet Clearing House (PCH) and Global Cyber Alliance (GCA) that improves privacy and data protection. While there are quite a few public DNS services out there, most Internet users probably don't use any of those but rely on the Internet Provider for all things DNS. That's […]


ccleaner avast adware

Avast acquired Piriform, the maker of CCleaner and other popular programs in July 2017. The Czech security company is known for its line of free and commercial security products for Windows and other operating system, and for acquiring the security company AVG in a billion Dollar deal. Piriform released CCleaner more than a decade ago, […]


stardock groupy program tabs

Stardock's new application Groupy adds tabbed browsing options to all program windows on Microsoft's Windows operating system. When browsers such as the classic Opera browser introduced tabs, browsing changed significantly. Instead of having to run sites in individual browser windows, users now had the opportunity to run them all in a single window instead. This […]