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Mozilla, the non-profit pioneer and advocate for the open Web, officially unveils its latest version of Firefox Lite today. The new Firefox Lite is capable of delivering more intelligent searching results with its “Awesome Bar” feature. What’s more, this mobile browser allows users to customize home screen simply with one click, giving users more control over their online lives.

Firefox Lite is a one-stop mobile browser platform designed to specifically catered mobile users in emerging markets. It has been gaining popularity for its fast, lite package and data-efficient web browsing. …

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नई दिल्ली ,२३ जून २०२०, कोरोनावायरस लॉकडाउन के दौरान, लोग काम करने ,मनोरंजन ,परिवार और दोस्तों से संपर्क करने के लिए ज्यादातर इंटरनेट का इस्तेमाल कर रहे हैं। CRISIL सर्वेक्षण के अनुसार, देशव्यापी लॉकडाउन शुरू होने से ब्रॉडबैंड डेटा के उपयोग मैं 25–30% की बढ़ौती हुई हैं। हालांकि, बहुधा इंटरनेट का बढ़ता उपयोग, डेटा सुरक्षा और गोपनीयता चिंता का सम्बन्ध है।

अमेरिका से, मोज़िला नाम के एक वकील ओपन वेब के लिए, डिजिटल दुनिया में सुरक्षित रहने के लिए उपभोक्ताओं के साथ कुछ वास्तविक सुझाव करते है।

अ. मजबूत पासवर्ड चुने

सर्वप्रथम, नया अकॉउंट बनाते समय एक मजबूत पासवर्ड का चयन करना चाहिए। पासवर्ड बनाते समय कम से कम ८ अक्षोरोवाला लंबा और बड़े-छोटे अक्षरात्मक, अंक और चिन्हो का सम्मिलन करना चाहिए । सबसे महत्वपूर्ण, हर खाते का एक अनोखा पासवर्ड होना चाहिए। आखिर मै,एक अटूट पासवर्ड हैकिंग कोशिशों और खाते में अनधिकृत प्रवेशो के खिलाफ एक सुरक्षा कवच बन सकता…

Facebook Container for Firefox allow users to secure online privacy

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People all over the world, including in Indonesia love using Facebook to interact with friends, family, and engage with online communities. According to the data from We Are Social, Facebook still takes a big market share in A, which owns up to 130 millions users. However, people seldom notice that whenever users visit a website, Facebook knows about it and may use the information to profile them better. This data is used for product enhancement or even used for advertising matters.

Consciously or not, people are exposed to online tracking when they are on social media. Facebook knows user information such as name, age, and birthday. Moreover, Facebook “Like” and “Share” buttons that appear on other shopping, news and other sites still contain Facebook trackers. Even if people don’t use them, Facebook uses these buttons to track them. …

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Shocking news about privacy violations has emerged recently. Indonesia e-commerce unicorn Tokopedia had its internal database breached by an unidentified party, resulting in a massive data leak that has affected more than 15 millions of its users. The full database, which consisted of more than 91 million users identity, has now been put up for sale on the dark web for US$5,000 (IDR74.6 million) by a member of data-exchange platform, Raid Forums. This incident caused worries between Indonesian users since the app is known as one of the biggest e-commerce in the country.

What we just witnessed is known as data breach. A website data breach happens when cyber criminals steal, copy, or expose personal information from online accounts. It’s usually a result of hackers finding a weak spot in the website’s security. The data in breach usually contains email addresses and passwords. What’s worse, more sensitive information such as credit card numbers, passport numbers and social security numbers could be exposed. …

Are you sure all the information you’re getting is real?
Have you prepared yourself for the onslaught of fake news during elections, health emergencies, and product marketing?

Living in the post-truth era, every story and image is possibly altered or created for a political end or to push a product. Most media and advertisers are framing and bidding for greater audiences, ratings, and sale outcomes. Political groups and cyber warriors continually attempt to brainwash the public so as to influence our beliefs and attitudes. The truth becomes obscured. Misinformation can have a terrifying and damaging impact on our real world.

Because distinguishing right from wrong, correct from incorrect, and fact from fiction becomes increasingly difficult, it’s critical to value the actual truth. …

By Mark Liang, Sr. Product/UX Designer @Mozilla

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CakeResume CareerPathLectures#1

Hello! I’m Mark from Mozilla Taipei Office. I just became a product manager (PM) a while ago. I was a UX designer previously. In mid-February, I was invited by CakeResume to be the first speaker of its Career Path Lecture Series, where I talked about some of the lessons I’ve learned so far in my career and the experience I’ve had in transitioning to a new profession. This article summarizes the talk. I hope it would be helpful to people in similar circumstances.

The talk was divided into three parts:

  • Part I: experience and lessons learned in the electrical engineer-to-UX designer transition. …

Big data is more prevalent in daily life than you might think

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Not a day we are not engaging with the Internet, it has become a part of our life. We use the Internet to look for things, to shop, to interact, basically to do almost anything. During our daily activities, consciously or not, we share most of our private personal information (including profile, online behavior, medical condition, location, etc.) on the Internet. Unfortunately, there is a major downside to how our private information is being used, which many Internet users are yet to be aware of.

The common data usage practice that tech companies usually do is to process our personal information in order to develop insights for product and service advancements, which will actually be beneficial for users. Therefore, tech companies should be responsible to protect our personal information at any cost. However, the abundant amount of data generated by internet users online activity causes several other irresponsible tech companies to potentially misuse the data. The Cambridge Analytica scandal in 2016 virtually wiped out the “innocence” of social media. …

  • Privacy is the price users pay for good contents, simplicity, and services that the technology offers and it has become the number one concern for online consumers.
  • The relationships we have with tech companies have fueled an entire digital economy where companies watch everything we say and do and turn them into profit.
  • Mozilla urges internet users to wake up to the reality of the internet and be alerted to the harm of the Surveillance Economy.
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The 15th of March is World Consumer Rights Day, do you notice that some of key consumer rights on the internet are being violated? Our relationship with technology has had a fundamental shift in recent years, especially the information technology that handles our personal data. …

Amy Huang & Ivonne Chen, Senior User Experience Researcher at Mozilla

One of the main objectives of the Mozilla Taipei office is to develop products that meet the needs of users in emerging countries. How do we know the behaviors and lifestyles of locals when we are based in Taipei? What are the different cultures and trends we must be conscious of before entering a new market?

Through this article, you will learn:

  1. What we do.
  2. Things to think about before entering into a new market. (We take Indonesia as an example in this article.)

What do we do?

The research team from Mozilla Taipei is the scout team that reached out to end users and experts in various countries. We search for behavior insights and user pain points, and, more importantly, we send context data back to the teams for product development and communication. …

The nonprofit outlines three strategies for EMG (Emerging Markets Group); enriches Firefox Lite with new Travel feature

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The Web was a chaotic place in 2019. Mozilla, a long-term advocate of internet health, revealed its strategy for the EMG (Emerging Markets Group) market in 2020, and said it hopes the word for the Internet in 2020 is “awakening”, calling on the public to increase their awareness and stay vigilant of privacy risks and security issues in an era where commercial interests come first and big data are heavily exploited online. …


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