Once again, Google has been caught doing something that it shouldn't be doing: using code in their ads to intentionally bypass the privacy settings of Safari users in order to track their browsing behavior.
Safari 5.1 includes improvements to performance, stability, and security.
Safari is the latest of the top four most popular browsers to receive a do-not-track privacy tool.
The results of the first day of the Pwn2Own contest held each year at the CanSecWest conference are the following: Safari and IE8 went down, Chrome is still unscathed due to a no-show from the registered contestant that was supposed to attack it.
A behavior of the Safari browser on the iPhone could be used by phishers and scammers to fool users into believing they have landed on a legitimate site, says Nitesh Dhanjani. In short, it allows scammers to display a fake URL bar and hide the real one.