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Google Enables 'Site Isolation' Feature By Default For Chrome Desktop Users

Google Enables 'Site Isolation' Feature By Default For Chrome Desktop Users

July 12, 2018Mohit Kumar
Google has by default enabled a security feature called "Site Isolation" in its web browser with the release of Chrome 67 for al...
'Web Of Trust' Browser Add-On Caught Selling Users' Data — Uninstall It Now

'Web Of Trust' Browser Add-On Caught Selling Users' Data — Uninstall It Now

November 07, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Browser extensions have become a standard part of the most popular browsers and essential part of our lives for surfing the Internet. B...
Microsoft Releases 9 Security Updates to Patch 34 Vulnerabilities

Microsoft Releases 9 Security Updates to Patch 34 Vulnerabilities

August 09, 2016Mohit Kumar
In Brief Microsoft's August Patch Tuesday offers nine security bulletins with five rated critical, resolving 34 security vulnerabi...
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...
BREACH decodes HTTPS encrypted data in 30 seconds

BREACH decodes HTTPS encrypted data in 30 seconds

August 03, 2013Mohit Kumar
A new hacking technique dubbed BREACH can extract login tokens, session ID numbers and other sensitive information from SSL/TLS encrypt...
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. ...
Java enabled browsers are highly vulnerable

Java enabled browsers are highly vulnerable

March 27, 2013Mohit Kumar
Oracle has released emergency patches multiple of times in recent months for Java for one after another set of vulnerabilities . About ...
HTML5 browser exploit can flood your Hard Drive with junk data

HTML5 browser exploit can flood your Hard Drive with junk data

March 03, 2013Wang Wei
Feross Aboukhadijeh , 22-year-old Web developer from Stanford has discovered  HTML5 browser exploit can flood your Hard Drive with Cat a...