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Update Google Chrome Immediately to Patch a High Severity Vulnerability

Update Google Chrome Immediately to Patch a High Severity Vulnerability

June 06, 2018Mohit Kumar
You must update your Google Chrome now. Security researcher Michał Bentkowski discovered and reported a high severity vulnerability in ...
Apple Blocks Sites From Abusing HSTS Security Standard to Track Users

Apple Blocks Sites From Abusing HSTS Security Standard to Track Users

March 19, 2018Swati Khandelwal
If you are unaware, the security standard HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS) can be abused as a 'supercookie' to surreptitio...
Update Your Firefox Browser to Fix a Critical Remotely Exploitable Flaw

Update Your Firefox Browser to Fix a Critical Remotely Exploitable Flaw

January 31, 2018Mohit Kumar
Mozilla has released an important update for its Firefox web browser to patch a critical vulnerability that could allow remote attackers ...
Microsoft Engineer Installs Google Chrome Mid-Presentation After Edge Kept Crashing

Microsoft Engineer Installs Google Chrome Mid-Presentation After Edge Kept Crashing

October 31, 2017Wang Wei
Ever since the launch of Windows 10, Microsoft has been heavily pushing its Edge browser, claiming it to be the best web browser over its...
Beware! Don't Fall For "Font Wasn't Found" Google Chrome Malware Scam

Beware! Don't Fall For "Font Wasn't Found" Google Chrome Malware Scam

February 22, 2017Mohit Kumar
Next time when you accidentally or curiously land up on a website with jumbled content prompting you to download a missing font to read t...
A Simple JavaScript Exploit Bypasses ASLR Protection On 22 CPU Architectures

A Simple JavaScript Exploit Bypasses ASLR Protection On 22 CPU Architectures

February 16, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Security researchers have discovered a chip flaw that could nullify hacking protections for millions of devices regardless of their opera...
Comodo's so-called 'Secure Internet Browser' Comes with Disabled Security Features

Comodo's so-called 'Secure Internet Browser' Comes with Disabled Security Features

February 03, 2016Rakesh Krishnan
Beware Comodo Users! Have you Safeguarded your PC with a Comodo Antivirus? Then you need to inspect your system for privacy and secu...
Hackers WIN $1 Million Bounty for Remotely Hacking latest iOS 9 iPhone

Hackers WIN $1 Million Bounty for Remotely Hacking latest iOS 9 iPhone

November 02, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Well, here's some terrible news for all Apple iOS users… Someone just found an iOS zero-day vulnerability that could allow an at...
Aw, Snap! This 16-Character String Can Crash Your Google Chrome

Aw, Snap! This 16-Character String Can Crash Your Google Chrome

September 20, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Remember when it took only 13 characters to crash Chrome browser instantly? This time, it takes 16-character simple URL string of text ...
WebAssembly — New Standard for Powerful and Faster Web Apps

WebAssembly — New Standard for Powerful and Faster Web Apps

June 22, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Google, Apple, Microsoft , and Mozilla have joined hands to create code for use in the future web browsers that promises up to 20 times ...
Apple Safari Browser Vulnerable to URL Spoofing Vulnerability

Apple Safari Browser Vulnerable to URL Spoofing Vulnerability

May 18, 2015Swati Khandelwal
A serious security vulnerability has been uncovered in Apple’s Safari web browser that could trick Safari users into visiting a maliciou...
Microsoft Edge: The Windows 10 Web Browser

Microsoft Edge: The Windows 10 Web Browser

April 29, 2015Mohit Kumar
Meet Microsoft’s replacement to its old web browser Internet Explorer. The Project Spartan Web browser for Windows 10 has now an offici...
Earn up to $15,000 for Hacking Microsoft Spartan Browser

Earn up to $15,000 for Hacking Microsoft Spartan Browser

April 23, 2015Mohit Kumar
If you’re a bug hunter and love playing with codes than you could grab as much as US$15,000 from Microsoft for finding out vulnerabiliti...
AwSnap! New Hack Can Crash Chrome Browsers of Mass Audience

AwSnap! New Hack Can Crash Chrome Browsers of Mass Audience

April 07, 2015Wang Wei
Few weeks back, we reported how a string of just 13 characters could cause your tab in Chrome to crash instantly . However, there was an...
Chrome, Firefox, Safari and IE – All Browsers Hacked at Pwn2Own Competition

Chrome, Firefox, Safari and IE – All Browsers Hacked at Pwn2Own Competition

March 21, 2015Mohit Kumar
The Annual Pwn2Own Hacking Competition  2015 held in Vancouver is over and participants from all over the world nabbed $557,500 in bug b...