Last week Microsoft has announced that today's Patch Tuesday will include a fix for the critical IE zero-day vulnerability that was found exploited in watering hole attacks earlier this year - and none too soon, as a number of bad actors have been using the same exploit code in other similar attack since then.
In this podcast recorded at RSA Conference 2014, Mike Shema, Director of Engineering at Qualys, discusses how privacy shouldn't be an afterthought in the browser.
HTTPS was initially used to prove to Internet users that the website and web server with which they are communicating are indeed the ones they want to communicate with, but later this use was extended to keeping user communication, identity and web browsing private.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has announced the release of a beta version of its HTTPS Everywhere extension for Firefox on Android.
Many users - if not all - have experienced downloading a free screensaver or game without looking at the small print and consequently getting their browser unwittingly saddled with an unwanted toolbar, add-on or homepage.