Warning issued for online tracking tools

The ability to deliver targeted advertising to customers is one of the great advantages of the Internet. What organization doesn't want to make sure its message gets out to the best buyers? But

Published on: July 22nd, 2014 Howard Solomon

Microsoft zero day browser alert also touches WinXP: Experts

With Microsoft no longer issuing security patches for Windows XP, what do zero-day security advisories from the company look like now? Like the one issued over the weekend that doesn’t mention the venerable

Published on: April 28th, 2014 Howard Solomon

HSTS: A secure standard that isn’t respected enough

There's never any shortage of security horror stories for us to publish -- a break-in here, a theft there -- so you'd think that organizations would be knocking themselves out to ensure their

Published on: April 7th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Mozilla sets aside single sign-on initiative

After working on Persona for nearly three year, Mozilla is leaving behind its in-house single sign-on service and handing over further development work to. Initial called Browser ID, the feature was developed by

Published on: March 10th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

Firefox can be the most secure browser, says Mozilla official

The fight over the advantages of commercial versus open source software are at least as old as the creation of the GNU operating system (1983). Now in the face of revelations by former

Published on: January 13th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Yahoo hires TV news anchor Katie Couric

Yahoo Inc. has lured TV news anchor Katie Couric to lead the Internet company’s growing news department. Couric, who has been a television host on all the Big Three TV networks in the

Published on: November 26th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Java exploits biggest menace for 2013: Report

Four of the top five most targeted vulnerabilities for the first half of the year were found in the Java development platform, according to a recent report by computer security firm F-Secure Corp.

Published on: September 23rd, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Internet Explorer 11 arriving: Browser is not over yet

When Microsoft releases Internet Explorer 11 (IE11) for Windows 7, end-users no longer using it might ask why it should bother. Microsoft still has the majority market share worldwide, but then again, which

Published on: September 23rd, 2013 Chris Lau

Cyber security group warns of increasing IE attacks

A global cyber security monitoring organization has raised its threat level warning after receiving reports of increased attacks on unpatched vulnerabilities of Microsoft Corp.’s Internet Explorer (IE) browser. “The Internet Storm Centre is

Published on: September 23rd, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano