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New Dutch legal framework could cause Mozilla to take off the Dutch CA from its trust list.

Mozilla would remove the Dutch CA, the CA of the Staat de Nederlanden, from its trust list due to the new national legal framework. The Dutch Information and Security Services Act will come into force in January 2018 and one of the main effects of the new legal framework is that country’s certificate authority, CA of the Staat de Nederlanden, could be
Publish At:2017-10-31 06:55 | Read:2504 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Hacking Intelligence Certification

Experimental Mozilla Send service allows users share encrypted copy of huge files

Mozilla Send service allows users to make an encrypted copy of a local file, store it on a remote server, and share it with a single recipient. Mozilla has presented Send, an experimental service that allows users to make an encrypted copy of a local file, store it on a remote server, and share it with a single recipient. The service allows to easily share l
Publish At:2017-08-07 07:25 | Read:2065 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Security encryption file sharing Hacking Mozil

Flash Player is Dead, Long Live Flash Player!

Adobe last week detailed plans to retire its Flash Player software, a cross-platform browser plugin so powerful and so packed with security holes that it has become the favorite target of malware developers. To help eradicate this ubiquitous liability, Adobe is enlisting the help of Apple, Facebook, Google, Microsoft and Mozilla. But don’t break out th
Publish At:2017-08-02 22:00 | Read:3162 | Comments:0 | Tags:Other adobe apple Benjamin Smedberg exploit kits Facebook Fl

New Bill Seeks Basic IoT Security Standards

Lawmakers in the U.S. Senate today introduced a bill that would set baseline security standards for the government’s purchase and use of a broad range of Internet-connected devices, including computers, routers and security cameras. The legislation, which also seeks to remedy some widely-perceived shortcomings in existing cybercrime law, was developed
Publish At:2017-08-02 03:35 | Read:2362 | Comments:0 | Tags:Other Aaron Swartz Berklett Cybersecurity Project Berkman Kl

Survey: 90% of Internet Users Don’t Know How To Protect Themselves Online

In a recent survey by tech giant Mozilla, an overwhelming majority of Internet users admitted they are not informed about how to protect themselves online.The survey polled over 30,000 participants from around the globe – including France, Germany, Australia, Canada, the US and the UK – in an effort to learn more about users’ views on privacy, encryption and
Publish At:2017-03-15 05:05 | Read:2787 | Comments:0 | Tags:Latest Security News Mozilla online Privacy Survey

Mozilla Internet Health Report calls for more security and privacy

The Mozilla foundation has published its first Internet Health Report to analyze the dangers of the Internet that we can consider as a global commodity. The Mozilla foundation has published its first Internet Health Report to analyze the dangers of the Internet that we can consider as a global commodity. The oligarchy of internet companies. internet monitori
Publish At:2017-01-23 22:35 | Read:3404 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Internet of Things Reports Security

Tor Project released an alpha version of the Sandboxed Tor Browser

Experts from the Tor project have launched an early alpha version of Sandboxed Tor Browser 0.0.2. to protect users’ anonymity. Experts from the Tor project have launched an early alpha version of Sandboxed Tor Browser 0.0.2. The Sandboxed Tor Browser aims to isolate the Tor Browser from other processes of the operating system in order to limit its abi
Publish At:2016-12-13 01:20 | Read:3233 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Hacking Security anonymity Mozilla

The code of a Firefox Zero-Day Exploit used to unmask Tor Users is online

A zero-day exploit in the wild has been used by threat actors to de-anonymize Tor users by executing malicious code on Windows machines. The news is disconcerting and confirms the existence of a zero-day exploit in the wild that’s being used by threat actors to de-anonymize Tor users by executing malicious code on their machine. The zero-day exploit ta
Publish At:2016-11-30 18:00 | Read:2693 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Deep Web Digital ID Hacking Laws and regulatio

Patch Tuesday, 2016 U.S. Election Edition

Let’s get this out of the way up front: Having “2016 election” in the headline above is probably the only reason anyone might read this story today. It remains unclear whether Republicans and Democrats can patch things up after a bruising and divisive election, but thanks to a special Election Day Patch Tuesday hundreds of millions of Adobe
Publish At:2016-11-09 20:35 | Read:2837 | Comments:0 | Tags:Other adobe flash player Benjamin Smedberg Bobby Kuzma Core

Here’s how Tor Project and Mozilla will make harder de-anonymizing Tor users

Tor Project and Mozilla are working together to improve the security of Tor users and make harder for attackers to unmask them. Intelligence and law enforcement agencies continue to invest in order to de-anonymize Tor users. In the past, we received news about several techniques devised by various agencies to track Tor users, from the correlation attacks to
Publish At:2016-10-14 23:25 | Read:2856 | Comments:0 | Tags:Deep Web Digital ID Hacking Security anonymity Mozilla Tor T

Mozilla plans to ban the Chinese CA WoSign due to trust violations

Mozilla is at the point of banning Chinese certificate authority WoSign due to a number of severe violations that could impact Internet users. Mozilla is at the point of banning Chinese certificate authority WoSign due to a number of violations, including backdating SHA -1 certificates in order to subvert deprecating certs from being trusted. According to a
Publish At:2016-09-30 12:00 | Read:2944 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Security Certification Authority di

Mozilla will fix the cross-platform RCE flaw that threatened Tor anonymity

Mozilla plans to fix the cross-platform RCE flaw that threatened Tor anonymity. The flaw affects certificate pinning protections implemented by Mozilla. Mozilla plans to release a Firefox update to address the cross-platform remote code-execution vulnerability recently patched in the Tor browser. The tor is inviting its users to install the security update u
Publish At:2016-09-19 01:45 | Read:2391 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Hacking Security cross-platform RCE

Security week-in-review: The Oracle vulnerability enterprises should know about

It’s hard to keep up with the hundreds of security-specific headlines published every week. So, we’re rounding up the top news that affect you, your business, and the security and technology industry overall. This week we explore patches to Oracle’s SDKs, Google’s Chrome browser, Apple’s iOS, and more . Check back every Friday to learn about the latest in
Publish At:2016-07-22 19:35 | Read:2260 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security Apple Chrome DDoS Firefox google Library of Congres

Security week-in-review: Mobile phone thief thwarted by “Theftie”

It’s hard to keep up with the hundreds of security-specific headlines published every week. So, we’re rounding up the top news that affect you, your business, and the security and technology industry overall. This week we explore a thefties, Firefox vulns, and a warning: don’t upload your Slack credentials to Github! Check back every Friday to learn about t
Publish At:2016-04-30 01:50 | Read:3424 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security Firefox Github law enforcement mobile security Mozi

Personal Security: Why you Should Update your OS & Internet Browser TODAY

  If you’re one of the people who is still stubbornly holding onto Windows XP (which stopped receiving support and security updates as of April 8, 2014), it’s time to let go. Likewise, if you’re using an outdated version of your preferred internet browser, it’s time to update. Right now. Why? In both scenarios, you’re putti
Publish At:2016-03-18 01:50 | Read:5217 | Comments:0 | Tags:Thought Leadership browser security Browser Update Chrome Fi

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