Browser security News
May 15, 2015
News roundup: Microsoft released security details of its new Edge browser, but is enough to restore user confidence? Plus: Millennial security threats; new ransomware, GPU-based malware; black hat cybersecurity services.
April 10, 2015
Security researchers say Webpage Screenshot, a popular third-party extension for Google Chrome, was secretly collecting end-user browsing data. Its true purpose and how Google missed it remain up for debate.
March 20, 2015
News roundup: Researchers at the 2015 Pwn2Own exploited every major Web browser, casting doubt on browser security once again. Plus: high-severity OpenSSL update; IE being phased-out in Windows 10; Americans dodging online surveillance.
September 09, 2014
Microsoft's September 2014 Patch Tuesday features four bulletins, including one critical update for Internet Explorer. Plus: Adobe releases a Flash fix, but delays a planned patch release for Reader and Acrobat.
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Public key pinning aims to reduce the lack of trust associated with digital certificates and certificate authorities. Expert Michael Cobb explains how it works and its benefits. Continue Reading
Tabnapping can be used to capture user login credentials. Enterprise threats expert Nick Lewis explains how to defend against the risk. Continue Reading
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HTTP/2 is close to becoming a formal Internet specification -- but how will it affect enterprise Web security? Expert Michael Cobb discusses how features, including compression and encryption, may help boost HTTP's safety. Continue Reading
Expert Michael Cobb discusses the ins and outs of the Firefox Health Report, and the implications it has for browser security and enterprise security. Continue Reading
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Application security expert Michael Cobb discusses how Firefox's addition of Mixed Content Blocker and Content Security Policy improve Web security. Continue Reading
Application security expert Michael Cobb discusses the risks of Web browser extensions and what enterprises can do to counter browser plug-in threats. Continue Reading
Problems of client-side caching and tips for developers on using secure cache-control directives. Continue Reading
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A myriad of browser vulnerabilities and attacks pose a constant threat to Internet Explorer security, endpoint computing and software as a service. Continue Reading
Another Java zero-day vulnerability has a security pro asking threats expert Nick Lewis how Java can safely be used with enterprise applications. Continue Reading
Video: Keith Barker of CBT Nuggets offers a OWASP Zed Attack Proxy tutorial. Learn how to find and nullify Web application vulnerabilities using ZAP. Continue Reading