Record prizes for Pwn2Own and Pwnium contestants

The results of the first day of the traditional Pwn2Own hacking contest at the CanSecWest Conference currently taking place in Vancouver are in, and the losers are Adobe, …

Firefox 26 blocks Java plugins by default

Mozilla released Firefox 26 which includes five critical, three high, three moderate, and three low security updates. All Java plug-ins are defaulted to ‘click to …

Investigating the security of the Firefox OS

Firefox OS is Mozilla’s foray into the mobile operating system field and promises a more adaptive mobile OS. But as mobile threats, in particular in the Android …

Firefox 24 delivers 17 security updates

Mozilla released Firefox 24, which includes 17 security updates: seven are critical, four high, and six moderate. Fixed in this version: MFSA 2013-92 GC hazard with default …