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Microsoft Plan To Launch Built-In VPN With Edge Browser

Microsoft rolls out "Edge Secure Network" built-in VPN as Preview with Edge browser. It will encrypt traffic, change IP, and 1GB free data.

Package Analysis Project: Google will help detect malicious open source packages

Google has pledged support for OpenSSF's Package Analysis Project for open source packages uploaded to popular repositories. It has also published the results which paint a rather interesting picture.

Chrome 101 has the first version of privacy-preserving ad profiling, landing today [Update: Out now!]

Google Chrome 101 is landing in the later hours of today. It is a milestone release because it contains the first implementation of Google's ad profiling mechanisms called the Topics API and FLEDGE.

Microsoft Edge adds a new browsing mode that prioritizes security

The latest version of Microsoft Edge adds a new browsing mode that focus on security. It also allows people to customize which sites open with different profiles.

Microsoft Edge adds Super Duper Secure Mode to Stable channel

Microsoft has quietly added a 'Super Duper Secure Mode' to the Microsoft Edge web browser, a new feature that brings security improvements without significant performance losses.

Microsoft releases mandatory Windows updates to fix PrintNightmare exploit

Microsoft has begun rolling out a mandatory update for the most recent Windows 10 versions - 2004, 20H2, and 21H1 - to patch the recently acknowledged PrintNightmare critical vulnerability.

Microsoft Edge Bug Could've Let Hackers Steal Your Secrets for Any Site

Hackers could have stolen your secrets for any site through a Microsoft Edge bug

Microsoft Edge 90 brings Kids Mode, Password Monitor, and more

Microsoft is rolling out Edge 90, the latest version of Microsoft Edge. The update brings Kids Mode, Password Monitor, and an improved experience for searching through browsing history.

Microsoft Rolls Out “Kids Mode” For Safe Browsing In Edge Browser

While the internet has become a must-have for the kids, especially during the global lockdown because of the COVID-19 pandemic, unattended exposure of kids to the internet world has become a security risk for innocent users as well. Addressing this issue, Microsoft has announced the launch of a dedicated “Kids Mode” in its Edge browser.

Over a Dozen Chrome Extensions Caught Hijacking Google Search Results for Millions

Over a dozen Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge browser extensions—dubbed 'CacheFlow' collectively—caught hijacking Google search results.

Microsoft Edge gets a password generator, leaked credentials monitor

Microsoft is rolling out a built-in password generator and a leaked credentials monitoring feature on Windows and macOS systems running the latest Microsoft Edge version.

28 Chrome And Edge Third-Party Extensions Found Infected With Malware

Researchers found numerous third-party extensions on Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge infected with malware. The malware hijacked traffic supposedly for monetary gains. In all, these extensions affected around three million users globally.

Microsoft Authenticator brings password autofill to mobile devices

Microsoft has released a new version of Microsoft Authenticator that now acts as a password manager for Android and iOS.

Watch Out! Adrozek Malware Hijacking Chrome, Firefox, Edge, Yandex Browsers

Microsoft on Thursday took the wraps off an ongoing campaign impacting popular web browsers that stealthily injects malware-infested ads into search results to earn money via affiliate advertising. The campaign — which impacts Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome, Yandex Browser, and Mozilla Firefox browsers on Windows — aims to insert additional, unauthorized ads on top of legitimate ads displayed on search engine results pages, leading users to click on these ads inadvertently.

Microsoft Edge will soon allow users to disable the 'reveal password' option

Last year, Microsoft added support revealing passwords to help users verify them. The company is now working on an option that will allow Microsoft Edge users to disable the password reveal option.

Logistics giant CMA CGM goes offline to block malware attack

CMA CGM S.A., a French maritime transport and logistics giant, today disclosed a malware attack affecting some servers on the edge of its network.

Microsoft Edge is getting a built-in password generator

In the latest version of Microsoft Edge Dev and Canary, you can use a feature called "suggest strong passwords" to quickly generate passwords. Here's how.

Microsoft Edge 86 update beefs up compromised password alerts

A new Microsoft Edge Dev channel update is ready for testing. This week, Microsoft has added a bunch of new options to various menus while also beefing up its alerts for when it detects compromised passwords.

Instagram Retained Deleted User Data Despite GDPR Rules

Instagram kept copies of deleted pictures and private direct messages on its servers even after someone removed them from their account. The Facebook-owned service acknowledged the slipup and awarded a security researcher $6,000 for finding the bug.

TikTok Collected Android User Data Using Google-Prohibited Tactic

TikTok has been collecting unique identifiers from millions of Android devices without their users’ knowledge using a tactic previously prohibited by Google because it violated people’s privacy, new research has found.

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