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A week in security (October 7 – 13)

Last week on Malwarebytes Labs, we peered into the possible future of cybersecurity insurance, described the process for securing today’s managed service provider, and provided an in-depth explainer on the business espionage tactic known as “war shipping.” Further, in considering the intersection of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month and National Dom
Publish At:2019-10-14 23:20 | Read:227 | Comments:0 | Tags:A week in security amazon body cams bots chrome cybersecurit

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:433 | 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:278 | Comments:0 | Tags:Software & Apps Brave browser browsers Chrome Chrome Browser

Firefox and Chrome rolling out DNS over HTTPS (DoH) feature

Earlier this month, Mozilla announced that Firefox will begin enabling “DNS over HTTPS” (DoH) by default for USA-based users. Not intending to be left behind in the pursuit of safer browsing, Google has announced that it, too, will begin experimenting with the feature; Chrome 78 will validate Google’s implementation of DNS over HTTPS.What DNS over HTTPS (DoH
Publish At:2019-09-19 16:40 | Read:243 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security News Chrome DNS over HTTPS Firefox Google Chrome

Chrome will label Resources delivered via FTP as “Not Secure”

Google continues the ongoing effort to communicate the transport security status of a given page labeling resources delivered via FTP as “Not secure” in Chrome, Last week, Google announced that future versions of Chrome will label resources delivered via the File Transfer Protocol (FTP) as “Not secure.” The security improvement will be implement
Publish At:2017-09-18 00:05 | Read:2721 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Security Chrome encryption FTP Google HTTPS

CopyFish Extension for Chrome Stolen And Updated With Trojan Adware

Crooks recently hacked the popular Google Chrome extension Copyfish after compromising the Chrome Web Store account of German developer team a9t9 software. Trojan malware has been around for a long time. A user installs an application to accomplish one task, but behind the scenes, the application is performing a completely different task — usually unwa
Publish At:2017-08-01 19:10 | Read:2769 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware Chrome Copyfish Hacking ma

Do You Use Chrome for Windows? Your Business May Be Vulnerable

The rise of Chrome usage in companies is indisputable. Despite the fact that, as has been indicated by Gartner analyst David Michal Smith, “Microsoft retains a very strong relationship” with IT departments at enterprises, Chrome is the “most-used browser” at businesses. According to data from the consultant Net Applications, Chrome’s market share is 59%, whi
Publish At:2017-06-02 16:40 | Read:2746 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security chrome hacking attacks Windows 7

Chrome design flaw allows sites to record Audio/Video without indication

A developer has discovered a flaw in the Chrome browser that could be exploited to secretly Record Audio/Video without indication. The AOL developer Ran Bar-Zik discovered a disconcerting vulnerability in Google’s Chrome browser could be exploited by attackers to record audio or video without giving any visual notification or alert. “After gettin
Publish At:2017-05-31 17:55 | Read:3684 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Hacking Chrome design flaw privacy

The HP EliteBook is Shipping – You Are Free to Safely Browse the Internet

As we announced in February, HP Sure Click begins shipping on the new HP EliteBook x360 starting today. This beauty not only has a secure BIOS but also offers secure browsing – security built-in, not bolted-on. With this launch, virtualization-based security goes completely mainstream, direct to the prosumer. We are so pleased to share the news that
Publish At:2017-04-18 20:30 | Read:3936 | Comments:0 | Tags:Company News End Users browsing Chrome Edge EliteBook x360 H

Malicious Chrome Extension Punishes Users with Tech Support Scam

A malicious Google Chrome extension punishes users who search for certain keywords by redirecting them to a tech support scam.Attackers introduce users to the rogue extension via a malvertising campaign. Most of the time, malicious adverts redirect users to an exploit kit that installs ransomware or other baddies. In this case, the advertisement leads a user
Publish At:2017-02-23 14:05 | Read:3501 | Comments:0 | Tags:Latest Security News Chrome Malvertising scam

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:2622 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security Apple Chrome DDoS Firefox google Library of Congres

Adobe, Microsoft Patch Critical Security Bugs

Adobe has pushed out a critical update to plug at least 52 security holes in its widely-used Flash Player browser plugin, and another update to patch holes in Adobe Reader. Separately, Microsoft released 11 security updates to fix vulnerabilities more than 40 flaws in Windows and related software. First off, if you have Adobe Flash Player Installed and haven
Publish At:2016-07-13 14:50 | Read:2978 | Comments:0 | Tags:Time to Patch adobe chrome Edge firefox Flash version 22.0.0

Google Widevine DRM flaw allows to easily download videos streamed

A Google Widevine DRM flaw in the Chrome browser can be exploited to easily download videos streamed from websites such as Amazon Prime Video and Netflix. The flaw was discovered by researchers from the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in Israel and the Telekom Innovation Laboratories in Germany. According to the experts, the issue exists in the Google’s i
Publish At:2016-06-28 19:15 | Read:3514 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Chrome DRM Google Google Widevine DRM

Chrome DRM bug makes it easy to download streaming video

Security researchers have discovered a vulnerability in the Google Chrome browser that could allow users to bypass itscopy protection system and download content from streaming video services like Netflix and Amazon Prime Video. According to Wired, Google was alerted to the problem on May 24, but is yet to issue a patch.The vulnerability centers around the W
Publish At:2016-06-27 21:05 | Read:3587 | Comments:0 | Tags:Risk Assessment amazon prime video chrome DRM google Netflix

A crafted PDF document can hack your Chrome PDF reader, Update Chrome now!

A security expert discovered that a crafted PDF document that includes an embedded JPG2000 image can trigger a buffer overflow in the Chrome PDF reader. The security expert Aleksandar Nikolic from the Cisco Talos group has discovered an arbitrary code execution vulnerability (CVE-2016-1681) in PDFium, which is the PDF reader component installed by default in
Publish At:2016-06-09 19:00 | Read:3226 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Security Chrome Chrome PDF reader Goog


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