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Two New Chrome 0-Days Under Active Attacks – Update Your Browser

Two More Google Chrome Zero-Days Under Active Attacks: Update Browsing Software

Privacy Focused Brave Browser Gained 8.7 million New Users in 12 months

The privacy-oriented web browser, Brave, has reported that it increased its monthly active users by 8.7 million compared to this time last year bringing the total count above 20 million. Brave also said that 7 million people are active on Brave every single day, up from 3 million last year. Both monthly active users and daily active users increased by 2.3 times over the last 12 months.

New Chrome 0-day Under Active Attacks – Update Your Browser Now

Chrome version 86.0.4240.111 released to patch several security high-severity issues, including a zero-day vulnerability.

Safari Bug Revealed After Apple Takes Nearly a Year to Patch

A security researcher disclosed details of an Apple Safari web browser security hole that could leak files with other browsers and applications and open the door to exploitation by attackers. The disclosure came only after Apple said it would delay patching the vulnerability for nearly a year.

Google Chrome Browser Bug Exposes Billions of Users to Data Theft

A vulnerability in Google’s Chromium-based browsers would allow attackers to bypass the Content Security Policy (CSP) on websites, in order to steal data and execute rogue code. The bug (CVE-2020-6519) is found in Chrome, Opera and Edge, on Windows, Mac and Android – potentially affecting billions of web users.

Incognito and private mode offer fewer protections than you think

Private mode browsing is a useful way to cover your online tracks. Just don't read too much into the word private.

How secure is your web browser?

NSS Labs released the results of its web browser security test after testing Chrome, Edge, Mozilla Firefox, and Opera, for phishing and malware protection.

Google Yanks 106 ‘Malicious’ Chrome Extensions

Google just removed hundred Trojan Chrome browser extensions spied on users and maintained a foothold on the networks of financial services, oil and gas, media and entertainment, healthcare and pharmaceuticals and government organizations.

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