You are running your own blog or web site? You will surely be aware of the problem that your site is not displaying the same way in all browsers, like Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Opera and the likes. You can get help — from the free “Browser Lab” service by Adobe.
Fake security updates for Internet Explorer 9 and Firefox 3 are currently spreading as malware on the web. The malware programmers use spam e-mails to spread their work. What you would really install upon downloading these “updates” is a trojan horse.
Internet Explorer, Firefox, Opera or Chrome – there is more than one program to surf the Web. Chances are high that you too have your favorite browser. Or even more than one. Many people don’t know: Each browser is extensible nowadays. You can download small add-ons and customize your personal surfboard. Here is how it works and which extensions are most useful.
Opera, Firefox, Internet Explorer—everybody may and must decide which program to use for surfing. Professionals are glad, for newbies this can be messy. What now, which program to pick? Let’s talk about the backgrounds—and get some tips.
According to an agreement with the European Commission, Microsoft will give all Windows users in Europe the possibility to choose their favorite browser. From 17 March onwards, an update is delivered showing a ballott screen listing a number of browsers. On an exclusively created website, Microsoft presents all browsers installable for European Windows users. Even exotic browsers have managed to get on the list.
Many users wonder whether the wesite they just want to sign up will treat your private data sensitively. With the browser Firefox, the Mozilla Foundation wants to give an answer.
The Web company Yahoo! has completed a cooperation agreement with Linux distributor Canonical, supervising the development of Ubuntu. On new installs, the default search engine will be Yahoo!.
It is one week ago that the latest Internet Explorer security problem came known. A security hole that offers hackers complete access to your computer, including all data stored on your hard disk. Of course, such news don’t spread a good feeling. Since last night, the security hole is finally closed. But how can you secure your own computer?
Mozilla is changing the Firefox update strategy. The new plans include to integrate new features also into security updates. This way, functionality gets added to the browser more quickly. The project Firefox 3.7 is discontinued, while Firefox 3.6 will ship tomorrow.
According to a Press release, the EU Commission approved Microsoft’s proposal to facilitate downloading alternative browsers in a Ballot Screen. Today, the Brussels Commission affirmed the Software Giant’s pledges to be mandatory and thus reconciled a cartel proceeding.