Archive for the ‘Web Browsers’ Category

Switch console flaw leaves Nintendo looking flat-footed

March 16th, 2017

Hack exploited a flaw in the browser – but Nintendo had said there was no browser on the console

Posted in Nintendo, nintendo switch, Web Browsers, WebKit | Comments (0)

Scammers slip fake Amazon ad under Google’s nose

February 10th, 2017

The spoofed ad sent Windows users into fake Microsoft-sponsored blue screens of death and Mac users into fake cryptoware warnings

Posted in amazon, bogus support, Fake anti-virus, fake support, fake support call, Scam, Scareware, Web Browsers | Comments (0)

It’s the final countdown for SHA-1 SSL certificates

November 23rd, 2016

Apple, Microsoft, Google and Mozilla finally set roadmaps for deprecating venerable but outdated SHA-1 certificates

Posted in Apple Safari, Certificates, Firefox, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, SHA-1, SSL, Web Browsers | Comments (0)

Why you can’t trust things you cut and paste from web pages

May 26th, 2016

Just when you thought it was safe to delve into your clipboard.

Posted in css, Cut and paste, JavaScript, Pastejacking, Vulnerability, Web Browsers | Comments (0)

When domain names attack: the WPAD name collision vulnerability

May 25th, 2016

Poorly configured networks and new rules on internet domain names are giving cybercriminals a powerful new attack tool.

Posted in domain names, gTLD, Security threats, TA16-144A, Vulnerability, Web Browsers, WPAD | Comments (0)

AdBlock Plus is legal, rules German court

April 23rd, 2015

Two German publishers have lost a court case that sought to brand popular ad blocker AdBlock Plus as illegal and anti-competitive.

Posted in ad block, ad blocker, AdBlock Plus, adblocking, Eyeo, Featured, Web Browsers | Comments (0)