Day two of the Pwn2Own hacking contest at the CanSecWest Conference in Vancouver has ended with Safari, Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome and Flash going down.
A widespread malware delivery campaign in the form of fake "undelivered courier item" emails is targeting both Windows and OS X users, warns Sophos.
A settlement has been reached to end the lawsuit filed by 37 US states and the District of Columbia against Google because the Internet giant has been found bypassing Safariís privacy settings and using cookies to track usersí browsing in order to deliver personalized ads.
After having worked with Google, Microsoft and Mozilla to incorporate an app sandbox for Flash Player, Adobe has announced that Safari in the recently released OS X Mavericks will also include one.
Back in May, NSS Labs shared the results of their testing of how successful popular Web browsers are in detecting malware, showing that the latest versions of Internet Explorer (10) and Chrome (25/26) were considerably more effective that those of Safari (5), Firefox (19) and Opera (12): Their latest testing and reports concentrate on phishing protection and privacy settings.
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