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A week in security (June 8 – 14)

Last week on Malwarebytes Labs, we looked into nasty search hijackers that worried a lot of Chrome users; a list of considerations for MSPs when looking for an RMM platform; the complaint faced by ParetoLogic, the company that issues SpeedyPC, a product that claims to find and remove various PC errors; and a ransomware attack that affected car manufacturers
Publish At:2020-06-15 13:28 | Read:385 | Comments:0 | Tags:A week in security Babylon Health banking app Brave Brave br

Brave CEO apologises for adding affiliate links to URLs

byJohn E DunnThe Brave browser has provoked unhappiness among some of its users after being caught redirecting searches to affiliate links that earned it commission.The first user to notice the issue was Cryptonator 1337, who tweeted the following observation on 6 June:So when you are using the @brave browser and type in ‘binance.us’ you end up getting redir
Publish At:2020-06-09 09:04 | Read:508 | Comments:0 | Tags:Brave Privacy Brave browser Brendan Eich chrome cryptocurren

CEOs offer their own view of a US data privacy law

Last week, the chief executives of more than 50 mid- and large-sized companies urged Congress to pass a national data privacy law to regulate how companies collect, use, and share Americans’ data. Buried deep within the chief executives’ recommendations for such a law, presented as a policy framework for guidance, was a convenient proposal: Private indiv
Publish At:2019-09-20 11:20 | Read:1195 | Comments:0 | Tags:Privacy Brave Brave browser Business Roundatble California C

Safari, Chrome, Firefox: Which is the most private browser for Mac?

Everyone needs a web browser, and while Safari comes pre-installed on Macs, many people choose to use a different browser. You may want to do this for compatibility reasons—there may be sites or services you use that Safari doesn't handle correctly—or because you use a different browser at work; if you want to be able to sync bookmarks and history from your
Publish At:2019-09-19 16:40 | Read:2167 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security & Privacy Brave browser browsers Chrome Chrome Brow

Is Safari the most private browser for iPhone and iPad?

If there's one app that just about everyone uses on their iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, it's a web browser. You use your browser to get information, to shop, and for entertainment. iOS devices come with Apple's Safari browser pre-installed, but you can use a different browser if you wish. Unfortunately, on iOS you can't set a different browser as the default,
Publish At:2019-09-19 16:40 | Read:1995 | Comments:0 | Tags:Software & Apps Brave browser browsers Chrome Chrome Browser

Security Researcher hacks “Anti Tracking & Pro Privacy” Brave Browser

A flaw in Brave Browser could be exploited by attackers to trick users into visiting a fake or malicious website to serve either malware or conduct phishing attacks. Brave is an open source project that promises to block Internet greed and ugliness while improving speed and protecting privacy. Basically, it blocks ads containing pixels and cookies that track
Publish At:2017-01-09 23:05 | Read:4130 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Brave Bug Bounty privacy

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