Firefox 76 has got a new behavior for opening web sites. For sites available via both HTTP and HTTPS, Firefox will force HTTPS. Currently, Firefox still prefers HTTP when no protocol scheme is explicitly specified by the user.
Mozilla is going to temporarily re-enable the TLS 1.0/1.1 support in Firefox 74 and 75 Beta. The preference change will be remotely applied to Firefox 74, which has already been released to stable version users.
Mozilla is about to discontinue FTP support in Firefox. The company is going to disable it out of the box in version 77, which is coming on June 2, 2020.
Mozilla is preparing a useful change to Firefox Lockwise, the password manager integrated in the browser. Now it displays an authorization dialog asking for Windows 10 credentials before allowing to edit or view saved logins.
How to Disable Firefox Captive Portal and Connection to detectportal.firefox.com
When you launch Firefox, the browser immediately establishes a new connection to
detectportal.firefox.com. This behavior is caused by Captive Portal, a special feature of Firefox. Here's what is Captive Portal, and how to disable it. Disabling Captive Portal will stop Firefox from connecting to
How to Disable Detachable Tabs in Mozilla Firefox
Starting in Firefox 74, you can turn off the detachable tabs feature in the browser. This will disable the ability to create a new window from a tab drag-and-drop in Firefox, and save you from accidentally moving a tab and turning it into a separate window.
Mozilla is releasing Firefox 74, a new stable browser version. Here are the key changes in this release.
Like most of the modern browsers, Firefox shows suggestions when you type in the address bar. Those suggestions are based on your recent browsing history, include bookmarks, and may include search engine suggestions. The upcoming version 75 of Firefox strips the
www portions from the suggestion URL.
Firefox begins rollout of the encrypted DNS Over HTTPS (DoH) feature. By this time, DNS over HTTPS (DoH) is enabled by default for US-based users only, but that will change in the future.
Back in December 2019, Mozilla launched Firefox Private Network as beta. It is a private proxy service powered by Cloudflare. This month, Mozilla launched Firefox Private Network VPN for Android, expanding support with available client apps for Windows 10, and Chromebook.