A new version of the Opera browser contains an anti-cryptocurrency mining feature that will surely be well-received by the majority of users.
Read more in my article on the Hot for Security blog.
David Bisson explains how Opera users can clear their caches, browsing history, and cookies for better privacy.
Attackers can evade a security mechanism and abuse Unicode domains to phish for the login credentials of Chrome, Firefox, and Opera users.
David Bisson reports.
The desktop edition of the Opera web browser is getting a free, built-in VPN offering users a more secure and private browsing experience.
But can you trust it?
Read my article on the Tripwire State of Security blog.
Opera Software, the Norwegian makers of the Opera browser, has gone public that its network was recently hacked. During the hack, criminals were able to steal “at least one” code-signing certificate, which they then used to sign malicious code.
It should go without saying that if you use Opera, you should update to version 12.13 as soon as possible.
But… what if you didn’t get your copy of Opera from the official website?
What if, instead, you acquired your version of Opera for Mac from Apple’s Mac App Store?
Opera, a relative minnow in the web browser market, is reckoned to be a more secure browser than the likes of Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer – according to our online poll.
But maybe someone has influenced the vote?
As browser makers beef up security in their products – which product do you recommend to friends who want to surf the web more safely?
If you are using the Apple Mac App Store you might be putting your computer’s security at risk, because of the service’s tardy attitude to critical updates.