Category: Websites

Firefox users with saved logins that are found in data breaches will soon be warned Last year, Mozilla partnered with Have I been Pwned (HIBP) to offer Firefox Monitor. The Firefox Monitor service works by imputing your email address into the search box and clicking the ‘check for breaches’ button, which prompts the service to […]

Privacy and performance arrive with Firefox 67   Firefox 67 has hit the scene with some fantastic new features and a focus on performance and privacy. In terms of performance, Mozilla states that Instagram, Amazon, and Google searches now execute between 40% and 80% faster. That’s because they have set the browser to deprioritize least […]

Compromised WordPress and Joomla websites are being hacked to deliver ransomware and malware   Websites built on both WordPress and Joomla, two of the most popular content management systems used in publishing, are being used to deliver ransomware and other malware to visitors by hackers. The hackers are exploiting vulnerabilities in themes, plug-ins and extensions […]

Chrome on Android’s Data Saver now delivers faster loading for HTTPS   Google has announced that Chrome on Android’s Data Saver now supports encrypted HTTPS webpages. It previously only worked with unencrypted HTTP content. The feature automatically improves page loading by using what they refer to as “built-in optimizations” and dedicated servers. The page loading […]

Confirmed! Chrome for Windows 10 is finally getting a dark mode!   A popularly requested feature is going to be coming to Google Chrome! Chrome developer Peter Kasting confirmed on a Reddit thread that “native dark mode is in progress” on the desktop for PCs running Windows 10. It’s been noted that some people find […]

Chrome is working on an update to stop browser history and back button hijacking Google engineers have a new feature under development that aims to curb back button hijacking in Chrome. Currently, the hijacking happens when a shady website is visited by accident. The website pushes visitors forward onto an ad page or pop-up. When […]

Nearly half of all phishing sites now display the padlock   In the past, it was advised to check the address bar of websites to make sure they had a padlock. The common understanding was that the padlock meant those sites were legitimate and secure. Unfortunately, new research is showing that 49% of all phishing […]

Google is finally adding scrollable tabs to Chrome   Tab lovers, rejoice! Google will be implementing scrollable tabs in Chrome. If you’re accustomed to opening multiple tabs in Chrome, you know how difficult it can be to remember which tab belongs to which page, as the tab icon for each page becomes smaller and smaller […]

New Chrome 69 release includes a great new design     Google Chrome just released Chrome 69 for Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, and iOS. The release includes a new design, a more powerful omnibox, a more accurate autofill, and an updated password manager. The update is available using Chrome’s built-in updater when you launch Chrome. […]

Thanks to Gmail’s Smart Compose feature, writing emails has never been easier.   Smart Compose is one of the great new features that Google has begun rolling out for Gmail. Smart Compose provides suggestions while you’re typing an email that allows you to not only fill in words, but also whole sentences. When you see […]