Mozilla News

Meet Codemoji: Mozilla’s New Game for Teaching Encryption Basics with Emoji

🌂🐵✉😓🌉✋📒🏩💥🐵 👻😩📒📒🏂😓😁 The above message may seem like a random string of emoji. But not so: When decoded, it reads: “Encryption Matters.” Today, Mozilla is launching Codemoji, a fun, educational tool that introduces everyday Internet users to ciphers — the […]

Help Make Open Source Secure

Major security bugs in core pieces of open source software – such as Heartbleed and Shellshock – have elevated highly technical security vulnerabilities into news headlines. Despite these sobering incidents, adequate support for securing open source software remains an unsolved […]

The countdown is on: 24 months to GDPR compliance

Twenty four months from now, a new piece of legislation will apply throughout Europe: the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Broadly speaking, we see the GDPR as advantageous for both users and companies, with trust and security being key components […]

Update to Firefox Released Today

The latest version of Firefox was released today. It features an improved look and feel for Linux users, a minor security improvement and additional updates for all Firefox users. The update to Firefox for Android features minor changes, including an […]

Firefox and Thunderbird: a Fork in the Road

Firefox and Thunderbird: a Fork in the Road Mozilla recently announced that we would move to separate Thunderbird from Firefox release engineering release infrastructure. Since then, we have been reviewing the options for a clear path forward for Thunderbird – […]