Mozilla has now started rolling out a new update to the Firefox browser. The new update to the Firefox browser comes to the browser on Windows, Mac, and Linux platforms.
The latest update to the Firefox browser brings some features related to security and password management. This update strengthens protection for online account logins and passwords and with an innovative approach from Mozilla to manage your account during this critical time. With the new update, Firefox will display critical alerts in the lockwise password manager when a website is breached. In can, there is a breach in any website’s data and you’ve used the same password to other websites/accounts, you’ll now be prompted to update your password.
Detailed changelog it is given below,
- Firefox displays critical alerts in the Lockwise password manager when a website is breached; If one of your accounts is involved in a website breach and you’ve used the same password on other websites, you will now be prompted to update your password. A key icon identifies which accounts use that vulnerable password.
- Automatically generate secure, complex passwords for new accounts across more of the web that is easily saved right in the browser;
- You have been able to access and see your saved passwords under Logins and Passwords easily under the main menu. If your device happens to be shared among your family or roommates, the latest update helps to prevent casual snooping over your shoulder. If you don’t have a master password set up for Firefox, Windows and macOS now require a login to your operating system account before showing your saved passwords.
- Picture-in-Picture allows you to multitask, the small video window following along no matter what you are doing on your computer, across different applications, and even workspaces. Now, when you are ready to focus on the video, a double click can take the small window into full screen. Double click again to reduce the size again
- Firefox now supports Audio Worklets that will allow more complex audio processing like VR and gaming on the web and is being adopted by some of your favorite software programs. With this change, you can now join Zoom calls on Firefox without the need for any additional downloads.