Late last week WhiteHat Security open sourced Aviator, its Chromium-based browser that has been marketed as "the most secure browser online." The browser offers anonymity and security by default: no hidden tracking by advertizers, blocks advertisements by default (thus preventing malvertising attacks), default private browsing mode, and so on.
A growing number of flaws in web browsers is viewed as the biggest endpoint security headache by todayís IT decision-makers, according to Malwarebytes.
Firefox 34 includes eight security updates, three of which are Critical, three High and two moderate.
A security researcher has recently discovered not just one but two vulnerabilities in the Android Open Source Project (AOSP) browser that could allow attackers to bypass the software's Same-Origin Policy (SOP) security control and get their hands on users' confidential data and session cookies.
Earlier this month, security researcher Rafay Baloch has released a proof-of-concept exploit that takes advantage of a vulnerability in an Android Browser's security mechanism and could allow attackers to harvest confidential user data.
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