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.
Google has announced another change in its Chrome bug bounty: the maximum reward per bug has been tripled, and now stands at $15,000.
If you are a Mozilla Firefox, Thunderbird or Seamonkey user, you should implement the latest patches issued by the company as soon as possible, as they fix a critical bug whose exploitation can lead to successful Man-in-the-Middle attacks.
Earlier this year, Google has made it so that extension that are not hosted on the Chrome Web Store can't be installed and used by users of its popular browser.
Having implemented 50 security fixes, the Google Chrome team has pushed out a new stable version of the popular browser.
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