It sounds like a stalker’s or recruitment advisor’s wet dream, but there are good reasons to be wary of the “Sell Hack” tool that offers to reveal any LinkedIn user’s email address.
MacUpdate and CNet’s Download.com help Bitcoin-hungry malware to spread onto Apple Mac computers.
Are you running anti-virus software on your Mac yet?
Browser hijacking is a big problem.
So I’m pleased to see Google doing more to help Windows users who are suffering from the shady toolbars and add-ons that fiddle with Chrome’s settings.
The Chrome web browser can be exploited to allow remote websites to secretly spy upon your conversations, and record everything that you say.
But it doesn’t sound like Google is interested in addressing the potential serious privacy issue.
It looks like Google may have realised the error of its ways – and is considering a U-turn regarding how it protects passwords in Chrome.
Gee thanks for nothing Google. Your latest decision regarding Chrome could put many of us at risk on the internet.
Unlike rivals, when you tell your Chrome browser to remember a password it doesn’t give you the option to protect the information with a strong master password.
ThreatTrack security researcher Chris Boyd has detailed the latest in a growing number of attacks posing as “Facebook Profile Viewer” applications, but which actually aim to make sinister changes to victims’ web browsers.
Security researchers are gathering in Vancouver at the CanSecWest conference, in the hope of winning substantial cash prizes for finding exploitable vulnerabilities in the likes of Chrome, Internet Explorer and Java.
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?
Google has said that it will start to proactively warn internet users when it suspects that “state-sponsored attackers” have attempted to break into accounts.
Chrome’s boastful track record of fending off vulnerabilities in bug-hunting contests seems to have come to an end.
A Russian security researcher has earned himself a tidy $60,000 by demonstrating how he could waltz past the security sandbox in Google’s Chrome browser to run unauthorised code on fully-patched Windows 7 computers.