Web Browser Security
- October 28, 2009
A new malware variant called Silon has been has been associated with attacks against large banks, according to an advisory issued by Trusteer researchers.
- October 13, 2009
The recent FBI raid halting an international phishing ring highlights the problem of eradicating phishers. Password management and two-factor authentication help reduce the risk.
- September 18, 2009
Researchers at Click Forensics have discovered a new botnet that is evading search engines and responsible for a spike in click fraud traffic and popup adware.
- September 15, 2009
A new report from the SANS Institute calls flaws in client-side applications often the most ignored by IT professionals.
- August 27, 2009
A privacy study that discovered social networks revealing identifying information to marketing and Web analytics firms is a sign that urgent action is needed, the EFF said.
- August 26, 2009
Researchers raise privacy concerns as a person's browsing habits could be paired with their identity and passed to third-parties.
- August 17, 2009
The Marine Corps' move is an example of paranoia seeping into security decisions, according to columnist Eric Ogren. Browser security and training is the right approach.
- August 06, 2009
Rogue pharmacies are using Microsoft's Bing search engine to illegally sell drugs, including addictive substances without prescriptions, according to a report
- August 05, 2009
Mozilla took its e-store site, Mozilla Store, offline Tuesday after it learned that the vendor responsible for running it had suffered a security breach.
- July 14, 2009
Attackers could exploit the flaw by tricking a user into viewing a website with the malicious code.
- July 14, 2009
Symantec is tracking the use of phishing toolkits that hack a Web server and use stored SSL certificates to masquerade as a legitimate site.
- July 07, 2009
Security researchers Alexander Sotirov and Mike Zusman will demonstrate new offline man-in-the-middle hacks against extended validation SSL certificates at the Black Hat Briefings.
- June 18, 2009
Two security researchers plan to demonstrate a new browser-based technique that bypasses traditional ways of setting up a darknet, making it easier for people to create the private networks with a standard HTML 5-based browser. Billy Hoffman, ...
- June 16, 2009
Fraudsters used a click farm to simulate hundreds of thousands of clicks for specific advertisements. Experts say click fraud threatens the online advertising industry.
- June 12, 2009
Mozilla patched 11 flaws including six critical vulnerabilities that could be exploited by an attacker to gain access to system files.