Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Edge succumb in web browser competition at Pwn2Own
The second day of Pwn2Own 2019 featured more successful attacks from the "Flouroacetate" team of Amat Cama and Richard Zhu.
Brave browser adds private tabs with Tor for 'enhanced privacy protection'
Launched in 2016, Brave itself is a niche open-source browser with ambitious and sometimes unique goals, including blocking ads while still paying content creators directly from users themselves.
Firefox is adding 'Have I Been Pwned' alerts
HaveIBeenPwned.com maintains a database of major breaches, so people can know when sensitive data including usernames and passwords are stolen by hackers.
Bug in Grammarly browser extension exposes what a user ever writes
The browser extension has access to virtually everything a user types and therefore an attacker could access a huge trove of private data.
Firefox vulnerability allowing for arbitrary code execution is fixed
The bug presented possible attackers with an incredibly potent phishing tool for common attacks like ransomware.
Opera adds cryptojacking defense to latest desktop browser
Opera's version 50 will be the first browser with an anti-cryptojacking feature baked in from the beginning.