Unnoticed in the Tuesday release of Firefox 5 was Mozilla's decision to retire Firefox 4, the browser it shipped just three months ago.
Mozilla on Tuesday delivered the final version of Firefox 5, the first edition under the new faster-release regime it kicked off earlier this year.
Hackers are aggressively exploiting a just-patched Flash vulnerability "on a fairly large scale," according to a Shadowserver Foundation researcher.
For the second time in nine days, Adobe patched a critical vulnerability in Flash Player that hackers were already exploiting.
Google removed more malware-infected applications from its Android Market last week, according to a security researcher.
Mozilla will try to plug more memory leaks in Firefox with a new, aggressive approach that relies on weekly bug triage meetings.
Apple's decision to sell the Mac OS X Lion upgrade through its own Mac App Store won't hurt the company's bottom line but will certainly impact traditional retailers, NPD Group says.
In court documents, Apple called Amazon's Appstore for Android "inferior" as it urged a federal court to block the online retailer from using the term "appstore."
Adobe confirmed that the Flash Player bug it patched Sunday is being used to steal login credentials of Google's Gmail users.
Apple took administrative control of the iCloud.com domain less than a week before CEO Steve Jobs is to unveil his company's new cloud-based service.
Google has dropped offline Gmail support in several operating systems until this summer, when HTML5 upgrade is released.
Mozilla has shipped the beta of the Firefox 5 browser as it moves to a more frequent release schedule.
Microsoft said this week that it has evidence of a link between the fake security software now plaguing Mac users and a hard-charging family of similar software on Windows.
Apple's Mac App Store puts users at risk because it's slow to update vulnerable software, a security researcher said Wednesday.