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JavaScript-based ASLR bypass attack simplifies browser exploits

Researchers have devised a new attack that can bypass address space layout randomization (ASLR) in browsers and possibly other applications.

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Browser privacy extension Ghostery is moving to Germany

Cliqz, the German developer of the privacy-focused browser of the same name, has acquired the tracker-blocking browser extension Ghostery and its development team from its creator, Evidon. Partly owned by Mozilla, Cliqz will...

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HP hardens EliteBook protection with Sure Click, a browser secured in virtual hardware

HP will introduce a new security feature called Sure Click, creating a virtualization layer that will protect browsers on its new EliteBook x360 G2 notebook.

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Mozilla to nail Firefox's NPAPI coffin in four weeks

Mozilla next month will bar plug-ins built using a decades-old technology from Firefox, ending a years-long effort to make the browser more secure.

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Gmail will push users further away from XP and Vista

Google quietly announced Tuesday that Gmail will stop supporting older versions of its Chrome browser, in a move that will put another nail in the coffins of Windows XP and Windows Vista.

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Microsoft's browsers return to losing habits, fall to 25% share

Microsoft's browsers in January relapsed into bad habits, losing significant usage share to end the month at just over 25%.

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Google has open-sourced Chrome for iOS

Developers looking to build a mobile browser for iOS can now start with Google’s Chromium project.

Cisco starts patching critical flaw in WebEx browser extension

Cisco Systems has patched a critical vulnerability in its WebEx collaboration and conferencing extension for Google Chrome and is working on similar patches for the Internet Explorer and Firefox versions.

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Chrome, Firefox start warning users when websites use insecure HTTP logins

Chrome and Firefox will warn you when you try to login to a site without HTTPS.

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10 frustrating Google Chrome irritations and how to fix them

These tweaks will help you stop accidental tab closures, update extensions, enable guest browsing, and make other improvements to the Chrome browser.

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Boutique browser maker to Microsoft: 'Stop stealing the default' in Windows 10

The CEO of Vivaldi Technologies blasted Microsoft for foisting Edge, the default browser in Windows 10, onto users.

Microsoft's latest Windows 10 ad annoys Chrome users with taskbar pop-ups

Microsoft's taskbar ads continue. This time with a Microsoft-made extension for Chrome.

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Mozilla's new corporate logo evokes URL lingo

Mozilla yesterday unveiled a new logo for the company and foundation that includes typographical elements of a standard URL.

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With change to cumulative Windows updates, Microsoft admits IE's fading role in the enterprise

Microsoft on Friday said it will again provide Internet Explorer security patches as a separate download. The move is a tacit admission that the browser is losing ground in the workplace.

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Windows 10 Build 15007 boosts Edge browser

The preview release of Build 15007 also features UWP and Bluetooth improvements, and it fixes several bugs

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Microsoft’s browsers may have hit rock bottom

Microsoft's Internet Explorer and Edge browsers may be near the bottom of their unprecedented crash in user share.

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Mozilla to scrap Firefox support on Windows XP and Vista in 2017

Mozilla plans to end support for its Firefox browser running on Windows XP and Windows Vista sometime in 2017.

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Firefox's ready to supercharge browser speed with major multi-process push

Mozilla is aiming to roll out multi-process Firefox to even more users in January.

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