Articles tagged with “Security”

Removing Old Versions of TLS

In March of 2020, Firefox will disable support for TLS 1.0 and TLS 1.1. On the Internet, 20 years is an eternity.  TLS 1.0 will be 20 years old in … Read more

Introducing the ASan Nightly Project

Every day, countless Mozillians spend numerous hours testing Firefox to ensure that Firefox users get a stable and secure product. However, no product is bug free and, despite all of … Read more

Secure Contexts Everywhere

Since Let’s Encrypt launched, secure contexts have become much more mature. We have witnessed the successful restriction of existing, as well as new features to secure contexts. The W3C TAG … Read more

Improving AES-GCM Performance

AES-GCM is a NIST standardised authenticated encryption algorithm (FIPS 800-38D). Since its standardisation in 2008 its usage increased to a point where it is the prevalent encryption used with TLS. … Read more

June is Internet Safety Month!

Happy Internet Safety Month, everyone! In today’s world it is more critical than ever to be aware of security risks online. High-profile and broad attacks made news quite a bit … Read more

Heartbleed Security Advisory

Issue OpenSSL is a widely-used cryptographic library which implements the TLS protocol and protects communications on the Internet. On April 7, 2014, a bug in OpenSSL known as “Heartbleed” was … Read more