Mozilla sets aside single sign-on initiative

After working on Persona for nearly three year, Mozilla is leaving behind its in-house single sign-on service and handing over further development work to. Initial called Browser ID, the feature was developed by

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: March 10th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

Firefox can be the most secure browser, says Mozilla official

The fight over the advantages of commercial versus open source software are at least as old as the creation of the GNU operating system (1983). Now in the face of revelations by former

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: January 13th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Yahoo hires TV news anchor Katie Couric

Yahoo Inc. has lured TV news anchor Katie Couric to lead the Internet company’s growing news department. Couric, who has been a television host on all the Big Three TV networks in the

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: November 26th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Java exploits biggest menace for 2013: Report

Four of the top five most targeted vulnerabilities for the first half of the year were found in the Java development platform, according to a recent report by computer security firm F-Secure Corp.

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: September 23rd, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Internet Explorer 11 arriving: Browser is not over yet

When Microsoft releases Internet Explorer 11 (IE11) for Windows 7, end-users no longer using it might ask why it should bother. Microsoft still has the majority market share worldwide, but then again, which

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: September 23rd, 2013 Chris Lau

Cyber security group warns of increasing IE attacks

A global cyber security monitoring organization has raised its threat level warning after receiving reports of increased attacks on unpatched vulnerabilities of Microsoft Corp.’s Internet Explorer (IE) browser. “The Internet Storm Centre is

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: September 23rd, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Majority of enterprise PCs open to Java exploits

The vast majority of enterprise computers are susceptible to new Java exploits because these machines are still running older versions of the popular general-purpose, object-oriented computer programming language, according to computer security software

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: September 9th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Mozilla puts out fire over Firefox

It's been a bad week for Mozilla, the developer of the Firefox browser. One day after releasing version 16, it had to pull it out of distribution and mend a vulnerability. As this

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: October 12th, 2012 Howard Solomon

Standards group to bar IE10 from claiming ‘Do Not Track’ compliance

FRAMINGHAM, MASS. -- Microsoft's decision to switch on the "Do Not Track" by default in Internet Explorer (IE10) will have to be rethought if the company wants to claim it supports the developing

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: June 8th, 2012 Gregg Keizer