Starting with Firefox 8, Mozilla will automatically block browser add-ons installed by other software until users approve them.
A California county district attorney's office has decided not to press charges against Gizmodo or former editor Jason Chen for the blog's part in a 2010 case involving a lost iPhone 4 prototype.
Adobe patched 13 critical bugs in its nearly-ubiquitous Flash Player on Tuesday, but came under quick criticism from a security engineer who works for Google.
An explosion in mobile malware during the last six months has more than doubled the chance that a user's Android smartphone will become infected, according to Lookout Security.
Apple's Safari last month posted its biggest increase ever in usage share, beating perennial champion Chrome in the gain game, according to Web metrics vendor Net Applications.
A federal judge has put the case against a man charged with hacking AT&T's website last year on hold to allow plea negotiations to continue.
Microsoft last week confirmed that customers running Office for Mac will experience problems with the suite on Apple's new Lion operating system.
Apple is offering more details about its free Lion upgrade offer, saying the deal also applies to Macs bought from authorized resellers after the new OS's debut.
Security researchers have found more malicious Android apps on Google's official download site and being spread through Chinese app stores.
Mozilla plans to update Firefox for the Mac to deal with a bug affecting the browser in Apple's soon-to-be-released Lion operating system.
A federal judge has declined to dismiss charges against Google that it allegedly violated the Federal Wiretap Act when it collected personal data from Wi-Fi networks.
Google this week added an anti-phishing feature to Gmail that automatically displays the sender's address for some messages.
Google patched seven vulnerabilities in Chrome as it issued the second security update for its browser this month.
Most Firefox 4 users updated to Firefox 5 in the first week, although the turnover speed was slower than when Chrome last shifted editions, according to Web usage data.
Mozilla is planning to retire Firefox 3.6 from support, but won't put the 18-month-old browser out to pasture until August at the earliest.