security and privacy issues

Google extends Safe Browsing Alerts for administrators

In the battle with cyber attackers, the more information CISOs have the better. Towards that end this week Google added...

April 8th, 2016 Howard Solomon

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Google Chrome to start issuing warnings for SHA-1 certificates in January

A new year brings hope for starting the next 12 months with a clean slate. However, it may also start...

December 21st, 2015 Howard Solomon

bandaid, fix, repair

Microsoft, Adobe and Google issue flood of fixes

This is a big week for updates: Microsoft issued its usual Windows fixes on Patch Tuesday, but also Adobe pushed...

October 14th, 2015 Howard Solomon

Mozilla, Firefox, browser, search engine, technology, Internet

Browser fixes: Chrome to pause Flash, Mozilla plugs holes

Browsers are the essential tools people use in computing today, so it's essential their creators keep them secure. On Thursday...

August 28th, 2015 Howard Solomon

FEATURE Microsoft Edge browser

Microsoft lifts the lid on new browser security improvements

Microsoft is slowly leaking details of the new operating system and browser that will arrive on users' desktops later this...

May 12th, 2015 Howard Solomon

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Updates for Tor, Firefox browsers

If you're really serious about not being followed on the Internet your choice is the Tor browser, which leverages a...

February 27th, 2015 Howard Solomon

Unlocked

Mozilla vulnerability goes BERserk

Security researchers have discovered critical forgery vulnerability in Mozilla’s Network Security Services (NSS) crypto library that could allow attackers to...

September 26th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

Browser Internet Explorer 11

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...

July 22nd, 2014 Howard Solomon

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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...

April 28th, 2014 Howard Solomon