The Electronic Frontier Foundation is on a mission: give users a tool that will help them disallow/block trackers contained within the Web pages they visit.
To help Internet users protect themselves from the Heartbleed bug that is eroding SSL security features on websites worldwide, Trend Micro released two free Heartbleed scanners for computers and mobile devices designed to verify whether they are communicating with servers that have been compromised by the Heartbleed bug.
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).
Day two of the Pwn2Own hacking contest at the CanSecWest Conference in Vancouver has ended with Safari, Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome and Flash going down.
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.