Posts Tagged ‘home page’

New Adware Method: Manipulating Browser Shortcuts to Change the Home Page

Wednesday, October 8th, 2014

Here’s an annoying new trick to be on the lookout for when installing software …

Whenever browser makers tighten the defense systems of the browser it usually doesn’t take long before advertising companies and malware writers find new methods to penetrate those defense. Some browsers display information to the user when the homepage changes while others such as Chrome may even reset settings automatically when changes are noticed.


The New Firefox Home Page

Thursday, March 22nd, 2012

Is this just more “change for the sake of change,” or does it actually improve the interface?

Mozilla plans to make a bunch of changes in the next two versions of the Firefox web browser, and users who are running either the beta or aurora version of the browser right now get a taste of those changes already.