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Mozilla recommends the use of Open Source Browsers against State Surveillance

Mozilla recommends the use of Open Source Browsers against State Surveillance

January 14, 2014Swati Khandelwal
After the revelations from NSA internal documents leaked by Edward Snowden, the world knows the NSA as the Real Techie Gangster of this 21s...
Master Password Protection added to Google Chrome's Password Manager

Master Password Protection added to Google Chrome's Password Manager

December 05, 2013Mohit Kumar
Just like other Web Browsers, The Google Chrome also offers a password manager feature that can save your logins and basic information...
Google detected Malware on PHP.net website; Flagged as 'Suspicious' site

Google detected Malware on PHP.net website; Flagged as 'Suspicious' site

October 24, 2013Mohit Kumar
If you are today trying to visit the php.net website, an official website of the PHP scripting language, you will likely see the above s...
NSA using Browser Cookies to track Tor Users

NSA using Browser Cookies to track Tor Users

October 05, 2013Mohit Kumar
Yesterday a new classified NSA document was leaked by Edward Snowden - titled ‘ Tor Stinks ’ in which ideas were being kicked around f...
Android's Firefox app Vulnerability allows hacker to steal files from SD card

Android's Firefox app Vulnerability allows hacker to steal files from SD card

October 01, 2013Mohit Kumar
Mobile Browsers are complicated applications and locking them down against threats is extremely difficult. According to a Mobile Securit...
FBI compromised Tor hidden service to bust largest Child Pornography Ring

FBI compromised Tor hidden service to bust largest Child Pornography Ring

September 14, 2013Wang Wei
A few days before the servers of the largest provider of Ultra Anonymous hosting were found to be serving custom malware designed to id...
Russian Hacker put up an Android Firefox Zero-Day Exploit for Sale

Russian Hacker put up an Android Firefox Zero-Day Exploit for Sale

September 13, 2013Mohit Kumar
A Russian Exploit writer and underground Hacker who goes by the handle " fil9 " put up an Android Firefox Zero-Day Exploit for...
Short Password Reset code vulnerability allows hackers to brute-force many websites

Short Password Reset code vulnerability allows hackers to brute-force many websites

August 19, 2013Anonymous
Yesterday we received a vulnerability report in web applications from some unknown Indian Hacker, who explained that how Hackers are hi...
Firefox 21 Launches with 3 critical fixes and new Social Integrations

Firefox 21 Launches with 3 critical fixes and new Social Integrations

May 15, 2013Mohit Kumar
Mozilla has launched Firefox 21 for Mac, Windows, and Linux, adding a number of improvements, namely to the browser's Social API. ...
Chrome, Firefox, Java, IE10 exploited at Pwn2Own competition

Chrome, Firefox, Java, IE10 exploited at Pwn2Own competition

March 07, 2013Mohit Kumar
During the first day of Pwn2Own competition at the CanSecWest conference in Vancouver , latest versions of all major browsers were expl...
Firefox 17 Beta Released with Click-to-Play Plugins for blocking vulnerable Plugins

Firefox 17 Beta Released with Click-to-Play Plugins for blocking vulnerable Plugins

October 12, 2012Mohit Kumar
Last week, Mozilla announced it will prompt Firefox users on Windows with old versions of Adobe Reader, Adobe Flash, and Microsoft Silv...