Posts Tagged ‘sandboxing’

What’s in Store for Firefox in 2017?

Wednesday, January 4th, 2017

Here’s a quick peek at some of the changes that Mozilla has tentatively planned for Firefox in the upcoming year …

The year 2017 will be an interesting one for the Firefox web browser, Mozilla, and users of the browser. 2017 will see new technology being integrated in Firefox, and also some removed. The following guide lists those changes. It needs to be noted though that some may or may not happen. I mention that explicitly if that is the case so that you know that a change is not a done deal but something that could happen.


Latest Flash Player Preview Adds Protected Mode Features for Firefox

Tuesday, February 7th, 2012

This article provides a nice, quick overview of some of the security features that will be available in the new, soon-to-be-released version of Adobe Flash.

Popular web browser plugins like Flash Player or Java are a prime target of malware and hackers. The core reasons are simple: Lack of centralized updating and little to no protection of the underlying system if the plugin has been compromised.