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How hackers used malicious Chrome extensions in a mass spying campaign

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 months ago

The discovery exposes another gap in web browser security despite vendor pledges to block malicious code from download stores.

Google expands Chrome's anti-phishing tools as hackers' obsession with credentials continues

by Jeff Stone • 11 months ago

It’s the latest example of a technology company trying to reduce users’ blind reliance on passwords.

Mozilla ups bug bounty rewards to $15,000 on critical sites

by Jeff Stone • 12 months ago

Now's your chance to help the Firefox-maker plug any holes that may have slipped passed the security team.

A malicious Tor browser is helping scammers steal bitcoin, researchers say

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 year ago

The attacks comes as the Tor Project is trying to enhance trust in the anonymity browser.

Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer zero-days could allow spying on your browsing activity

by Jeff Stone • 2 years ago

The browser vulnerabilities were first made public a 20-year-old security researcher who says he first notified Microsoft about the issues 10 months ago.

Firefox Lockbox app aims to reduce password management hassles for Android users

by Joe Warminsky • 2 years ago

The main selling point seems to be convenience: Firefox Lockbox is directly tied to whatever an Android user saves all day within their browser.

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