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  • Comparative analysis of browser security

    01.04.2014

    NSS Labs released the results and analysis from its latest Browser Security Comparative Analysis Report which evaluated the ability of eight leading browsers - Apple Safari, Google Chrome, Kingsoft Liebao, Microsoft Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Opera, Qihoo 360 Safe Browser, and Sogou Explorer – to block against socially engineered malware (SEM).

  • Record prizes for Pwn2Own and Pwnium contestants

    13.03.2014

    The results of the first day of the traditional Pwn2Own hacking contest at the CanSecWest Conference currently taking place in Vancouver are in, and the losers are Adobe, Microsoft and Mozilla.

  • HTTPS Everywhere add-on now available for Firefox on Android

    06.02.2014

    The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has announced the release of a beta version of its HTTPS Everywhere extension for Firefox on Android.

  • Mozilla blocks rogue add-on that made computers scan sites for flaws

    17.12.2013

    A singular new botnet composed of over 12,500 infected computers has been used by its masters to effectively crowdsource the search for websites vulnerable to SQL injection attacks.

  • Firefox 26 blocks Java plugins by default

    11.12.2013

    Mozilla released Firefox 26 which includes five critical, three high, three moderate, and three low security updates.




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Attackers use reflection techniques for larger DDoS attacks

Posted on 17 April 2014.  |  Instead of using a network of zombie computers, newer DDoS toolkits abuse Internet protocols that are available on open or vulnerable servers and devices. This approach can lead to the Internet becoming a ready-to-use botnet for malicious actors.


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