Tanvi Vyas

Security Engineer – @TanviHacks

Posts from January, 2016

No More Passwords over HTTP, Please!

Update: This feature is now also enabled in Firefox Release, starting with Firefox 51.  See this post for more details. Firefox Developer Edition 46 warns developers when login credentials are requested over HTTP. Username and password pairs control access to users’ personal data. Websites should handle this information with care and only request passwords over… Read more

Categories: Browser Security

Updated Firefox Security Indicators

Cross posting this. It was written a couple months ago and posted to Mozilla’s Security Blog This article was coauthored by Aislinn Grigas, Senior Interaction Designer, Firefox Desktop November 3, 2015 Over the past few months, Mozilla has been improving the user experience of our privacy and security features in Firefox. One specific initiative has… Read more

Categories: Browser Security