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The beta for iOS 12.2 contains a change to mobile Safari that could have implications for the advertising and marketing worlds, as well as for Web-based augmented or virtual reality more generally.
In the beta, a toggle labeled "Motion & Orientation Access" exists in the Safari privacy settings panel. This toggle determines whether sites visited in the mobile Safari browser will be able to access the iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad’s gyroscope or accelerometer. This setting currently defaults to "off," which means users would have to have the foresight to navigate to the Settings app and enable it before being able to use AR experiences from the Web.
What if your laptop is listening to everything that is being said during your phone calls or other people near your laptop and even recording video of your surrounding without your knowledge?
Sounds really scary! Isn’t it? But this scenario is not only possible but is hell easy to accomplish.
A UX design flaw in the Google’s Chrome browser could allow malicious websites to record audio or
You might be aware of websites, banks, retailers, and advertisers tracking your online activities using different Web “fingerprinting” techniques even in incognito/private mode, but now sites can track you anywhere online — even if you switch browsers.
A team of researchers has recently developed a cross-browser fingerprinting technique — the first reliable technique to accurately track users
Opera has reset passwords of all users for one of its services after hackers were able to gain access to one of its Cloud servers this week.
Opera Software reported a security breach last night, which affects all users of the sync feature of its web browser.
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So, if you’ve been using Opera’s Cloud Sync service, which allows users to synchronize their browser data and settings
Ormandy notes that “all shortcuts are replaced with Chromodo links and all settings, cookies, etc are imported from Chrome. They also hijack DNS settings, among other shady practices.”
What If, Same Origin Policy is Disabled
To understand this, assume you are logged into Facebook and somehow visits a malicious website in another tab.
- Steal session authentication cookies.
- Perform malicious actions through script code.
- Even Replace trusted websites with attacker-created HTML design.
How to Check, If your Browser has SOP Enabled/Disabled
Rejoice Chrome users!
Google has made major improvements to its Chrome web browser that would once again make it one of the least memory eater browsers in the market.
Although Chrome is used by hundreds of millions of people worldwide due to its simplicity and power, most people aren’t happy with it because it uses too much memory and power.
Google has now solved these problems. The
Bad News for Internet Explorer fans, if any! Microsoft’s almost 20 years old Web browser with a big blue E sign might soon be a thing of the past.
With the arrival of Windows 10, probably by next fall, Microsoft could come up with its brand new browser that’s more similar to Mozilla’s Firefox and Google’s Chrome, but less like Internet Explorer (IE), according to a recent report published