NSS Labs released the results and analysis from its web browser security comparative evaluating the protection offered by five browsers - Safari 5, Chrome 25/26, Internet Explorer 10, Firefox 19 and Opera 12 - against malware downloads (also known as socially engineered malware).
Facebook users - especially those in Brazil - are being targeted with malicious browser extensions trying to hijack Facebook profiles, warns Microsoft.
Last week a U.S. Department of Labor website was discovered to be redirecting users to sites serving a hard-to-detect variant Poison Ivy backdoor Trojan.
Mozilla released Firefox 20 that fixes several security and stability issues.
A new ransomware variant dubbed Kovter has been spotted trying out a brand new approach for convincing targeted users of the legitimacy of its claims.
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