Mozilla Firefox 65 Promises Enhanced Security for Linux, Android, and macOS

To help ensure the security of our digital lives, Mozilla is adding an extra layer of security to the Linux, Android, and macOS platforms by implementing an enhanced stack smashing protection in Firefox 65


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Facebook is the new crapware

Welcome to 2019 where we learn Facebook is the new crapware.
Sorry #DeleteFacebook, you never stood a chance.
Yesterday Bloomberg reported that the scandal-beset social media behemoth has inked an unknown number of agreements with Android smartphone makers, mobile carriers and OSes around the world to not only pre-load Facebook’s eponymous app on hardware but render the software undeleteable; a permanent feature of your device, whether you like how the company’s app can track your every move and digital action or not.
Bloomberg spoke to a U.S. owner of a Samsung Galaxy S8 who, after reading forum discussions about Samsung devices, found his own pre-loaded Facebook app could not be removed. It could only be “disabled”, with no explanation available to him as to what exactly that meant.
The Galaxy S8 retailed for $725+ when it went on sale in the U.S. two years ago.
A Facebook spokesperson told Bloomberg that a disabled permanent app doesn’t continue


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