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Michael Coates, Director of Security Assurance at Mozilla explains how the security process works at the open source browser vendor. -
Hundreds of millions of users around the world freely benefit from Mozilla technologies, including Mozilla's open-source Firefox Web browser, but that doesn't mean Mozilla isn't making any money. Mozilla announced its 2012 earnings this week, reporting record revenue of $311 million. That figure is a far cry from where Mozilla started.
The open-source Mozilla Firefox Web browser has its roots in the Netscape browser that has long since faded from active use on the Web. Firefox has evolved significantly over the years from that historical base to become a leading light in the development of new Web technologies.
WhiteHat Aviator is a Web browser thats just been released by WhiteHat Security, a Web security company based in Santa Clara, California. At a time when Web browsers are not in short supply, its tempting to ask, Whats the point of this new Web browser? Because its good for your privacy and security, says the guys from WhiteHat Security.
Mozilla, the open-source Web browser group behind Firefox, doesn't appear to have much to do with Google until you look at the bottom line. There, you'll find that 90 percent of Mozilla's revenue comes from Google.
Alex Miller is just 12 years old, but don't let his age fool you. This teenager has just made his mark in the technology world by spotting a major security bug in the world's second most popular web browser, Mozilla Firefox.
Android users have quite a few choices when it comes to web browsers on their phone or tablet. They can use the stock browser, or install a third party browser of which there are plenty available. They can use Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox for example, Opera Mini or Mobile, or web browsers such as Dolphin, UC Browser or Boat.