After the success they had with attacking Google's Chrome browser, the team of vulnerability researchers from French firm VUPEN has also managed to hack Microsoft's Internet Explorer 9 on a fully patched Windows 7 SP1 machine.
The annual CanSecWest conference opened on Wednesday in Vancouver, and before the first session even started, Google's Chrome was exploited successfully not once, but twice.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) launched the 2.0 version of HTTPS Everywhere for the Firefox browser today, including an important new update that warns users about web security holes.
Future versions of Google's Chrome browser will no longer use online revocation checks to verify whether the HTTPS site the user wants to visit possesses a valid certificate, shared Google researcher Adam Langley in a blog post.
Searching for a link to download Google Chrome might result in a malware infection, warns a Websense researcher.
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