Mozilla News

Mozilla Launches Campaign to Raise Awareness for Internet Health

Today, Mozilla unveils several initiatives including an event focused on Internet Health with special guests DeRay McKesson, Lauren Duca and more, a brand new podcast, new tech to help create a voice database, as well as some local SF pop-ups. […]

The Best Firefox Ever

With E10s, our new version of Firefox nails the “just right” balance between memory and speed On the Firefox team, one thing we always hear from our users is that they rely on the web for complex tasks like trip […]

Increasing Momentum Around Tech Policy

Mozilla’s new tech policy fellowship brings together leading experts to advance Internet health around the world   Strong government policies and leadership are key to making the Internet a global public resource that is open and accessible to all. To […]

Mozilla Brings Virtual Reality to all Firefox Users

We are delighted to announce that WebVR will ship on by default for all Windows users with an HTC VIVE or Oculus Rift headset in Firefox 55 (currently scheduled for August 8th). WebVR transforms Virtual Reality (VR) into a first-class […]

Mozilla’s Giant, Distributed, Open-Source Hackathon

Our annual Global Sprint is June 1 and 2. Scientists, developers, artists and educators will swap ideas and code to make the web a better place   Your skills and expertise are needed to help combat fake news, empower people […]

Mozilla Thimble Gets a Makeover

We’re introducing major upgrades to our educational code editor   Learning to code—from getting the hang of HTML tags to mastering the nuances of JavaScript—shouldn’t be a challenge. It should be fun, intuitive, hands-on and free of cost. That’s why […]

One Step Closer to a Closed Internet

Today, the FCC voted on Chairman Ajit Pai’s proposal to repeal and replace net neutrality protections enacted in 2015. The verdict: to move forward with Pai’s proposal   We’re deeply disheartened. Today’s FCC vote to repeal and replace net neutrality […]

Improving Internet Security through Vulnerability Disclosure

Supporting the PATCH Act for VEP Reform   Today, Mozilla sent a letter to Congress in support of the Protecting Our Ability to Counter Hacking Act (PATCH Act) that was just introduced by Sen. Cory Gardner, Sen. Ron Johnson, Sen. […]

WannaCry is a Cry for VEP Reform

This weekend, a vulnerability in some versions of the Windows operating system resulted in the biggest cybersecurity attack in years. The so-called “WannaCry” malware relied on at least one exploit included in the latest Shadow Brokers release. As we have […]