Web Browser Security News
September 09, 2016
Google's campaign to encrypt the web continues, as Chrome browser security will flag any sites using HTTP for passwords or payment info as insecure, starting in 2017.
August 09, 2016
Microsoft's August 2016 Patch Tuesday focuses on critical browser vulnerabilities in Edge and Internet Explorer, as well as flaws with Microsoft Office and PDF Library.
May 13, 2016
A court filing is asking the FBI for responsible disclosure of the Tor vulnerability used to exploit the Tor browser and de-anonymize users during a criminal investigation.
January 28, 2016
Oracle announced plans to deprecate the Java browser plug-in, a noted attack vector, though the choice was not entirely its own.
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