The Softonic Minute: Firefox fakes, new GTA trailers and more

The Softonic Minute: Firefox fakes, new GTA trailers and more

The Softonic Minute: Firefox fakes, videocalls in outlook.com, new GTA trailers and Angry Birds Friends.

Here’s your Friday dose of this week’s top news in the world of software.


Firefox fakes on the web. Spyware called FinFisher is installing itself on computers. It’s hidden in a fake Firefox icon and has already been sold to various governments around the world. The Mozilla Foundation has asked the developers to stop using the Firefox image to hide its spyware, and it remains to be seen what will happen.

Outlook.com now offers videocalls. Video calls are offered via the Skype webapp, which is integrated into Outlook.com. The service will begin its rollout in the United Kingdom.

GTA 5 releases new trailers. The 3 trailers focus on each of the protagonists – Trevor’s madness, Franklin and Michael. If you’re not a fan of action games, though, don’t worry – we’ve got an alternative!

There’s a new Angry Birds game! Now you can compete against your friends in Angry Birds Friends, either in your browser or on Android and iPhone devices. It allows you to challenge your Facebook friends to beat your highest scores.

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