Mozilla to pay up to $10,000 for security bug reports

mozilla security logoMozilla has announced an important update to its Client Bug Bounty Program which aims to attract white hat hackers to look into Mozilla code, detect vulnerabilities, create exploit cases and report them to Mozilla to have it fixed before the bug can cause any harm to users. Continue reading Mozilla to pay up to $10,000 for security bug reports

Network monitor debuts in latest Firefox beta

The next Firefox beta is out and again it includes a new tool in its ever-growing developer toolbox. This time it comes with a new and long awaited network monitor that allows you to see network activity in the current tab, from html and style files, to ongoing AJAX requests for updated content.

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And as developer tools pile up it now makes sense to have a way for showing and hiding different elements from the developer panel. A gear button has been added for this purpose. Continue reading Network monitor debuts in latest Firefox beta

Firefox OS hits the market tomorrow

ZTE open announcement

Mozilla has announced that the first Firefox OS phone, the ZTE Open is coming out for general availability tomorrow, July 2.

The ZTE Open will feature a single-core Qualcomm MSM7225A processor, 3.5″ HVGA (480 x 320) screen, GPS, accelerometer, WiFi, 3G, Bluetooth, 3.2MP back camera and FM radio.

Given this specs, the phone, as well as Firefox OS are initially aiming to users who not currently have a smartphone and want to jump to the mobile web at a low cost. At €69, including a 4GB SD card and €30 in Movistar credit, the Open is very well positioned for this market. Continue reading Firefox OS hits the market tomorrow