Archive for the ‘Google Chrome’ Category
It is no secret how miserably Microsoft's 3-year-old Edge web browser has failed to compete against Google Chrome despite substantial investment and continuous improvements.
According to the latest round of tech rumors, Microsoft has given up on Edge and reportedly building a new Chromium-based web browser, dubbed project codename "Anaheim" internally, that will replace Edge on Windows 10
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All major web browsers, including Google Chrome, Apple Safari, Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer, and Mozilla Firefox, altogether today announced to soon remove support for TLS 1.0 (20-year-old) and TLS 1.1 (12-year-old) communication encryption protocols.
Developed initially as Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol, Transport Layer Security (TLS) is an updated cryptographic protocol used to
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Google has made several new announcements for its Chrome Web Store that aims at making Chrome extensions more secure and transparent to its users.
Over a couple of years, we have seen a significant rise in malicious extensions that appear to offer useful functionalities, while running hidden malicious scripts in the background without the user's knowledge.
However, the best part is that
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Phishers have recently hacked an extension for Google Chrome after compromising the Chrome Web Store account of German developer team a9t9 software and abused to distribute spam messages to unsuspecting users.
Dubbed Copyfish, the extension allows users to extract text from images, PDF documents and video, and has more than 37,500 users.
Unfortunately, the Chrome extension of Copyfish has
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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
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A security researcher has discovered a serious vulnerability in the default configuration of the latest version of Google’s Chrome running on any version of Microsoft’s Windows operating system, including Windows 10, that could allow remote hackers to steal user’s login credentials.
Researcher Bosko Stankovic of DefenseCode has found that just by visiting a website containing a malicious SCF
Posted in Google Chrome, hack windows password, hacking news, Hacking Windows, hacking windows password, lnk file format, scf file format, SMB server, Windows Login Credentials | Comments (0)
A Chinese infosec researcher has reported about an “almost impossible to detect” phishing attack that can be used to trick even the most careful users on the Internet.
He warned, hackers can use a known vulnerability in the Chrome, Firefox and Opera web browsers to display their fake domain names as the websites of legitimate services, like Apple, Google, or Amazon to steal login or financial
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Apple, Microsoft, Google and Mozilla finally set roadmaps for deprecating venerable but outdated SHA-1 certificates
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