Browser security News
March 06, 2017
The Department of Justice dropped a child pornography case in order to avoid disclosing a Tor vulnerability; dozens more cases potentially affected.
February 09, 2017
Microsoft will improve Edge browser security to ward off cross-site scripting and content-injection web-based attacks. Content Security Policy Level 2 support is coming in April.
December 14, 2016
A new Certificate Transparency Monitoring tool from Facebook may help webmasters track and vet TLS certificates, as well as improve integrity and security for HTTPS traffic.
September 26, 2016
The upcoming Windows Defender Application Guard feature in Microsoft's Windows 10 Edge browser will help IT departments protect against malware from compromised websites.
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