Happy New Year! A quick security update for currently exploited security bugs.
📝 What’s new in Waterfox 2020.01.1
- Fixed library requirements on Linux
- Various media library updates
- Added DNS resolution to webextensions api
- Fixed ability to add add-ons via AMO
- Fixed graphical issues on macOS
- Added StartPage as an option
📝 What’s new in Waterfox 2020.01?
Release notes will be further updated after wide release of security updates.
- Various security fixes (one exploited in the wild)
- Updated timezone data for internationalization functions
- Enabled unprefixed Fullscreen API
- Various website rending issues fixed (Kinguin, Intel, Epic Games and others)
- Fixed problems related with uBO html filters -Updated en-US dictionary
- Very important security patches
- Enabled containers
- Enabled playback of encrypted VP9 video in fMP4 container
- Disabled establishing connection to links the mouse hovers over
- Enabled user profile customizations and SVG properties
- New features:
- Restart button in PanelUI and Menu
- Copy current tab URL
- Copy all tab URLs
- Added settings for disabling loading images automatically and exceptions
- Added new privacy settings
- Added possibility to hide and show Status Bar or Status Info Overlay
- Added possibility to change Tab Bar, Bookmarks Toolbar and Window Controls position
- Added optional to enable an all-new settings layout
- Added support for new emoji in Unicode/Emoji 12
- Added possibility to set browser’s logo as menu icon
🏆 Support Waterfox
If you’d really like to help Waterfox out, please consider using the default search (Bing) with adblock disabled on it, it would be such a huge show of support! The default search is fairly privacy friendly.