Mozilla engineers have added a mechanism to Firefox 52 that prevents websites from fingerprinting users using system fonts.
Last week, a report published by the House of Representatives Judiciary Committee and the House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Committee has made it crystal clear that the US government considers encryption backdoors as a threat to its "national interests."
Just before the Christmas holiday, Mozilla announced plans to support Firefox for Windows XP and Vista until at least September 2017.
Malware distributed via affiliate programs and bundled with other applications is using a devious tactic to fool users into installing it on their systems.
Adobe released today Flash Player 24 for Linux, after previously abandoning the application without explanation in 2012. Flash Player for Linux is now on par with Windows and Mac releases on version 24, after spending the last few years stuck at version 11.2 and only receiving small patches and security fixes, but no new features.
Direct access to the Tor network and some high-profile VPN services have been blocked in Turkey, reports TurkeyBlocks, a service that keeps track of websites and services banned in the country.
A near perfect clone of the original Kickass Torrents (KAT) portal has surfaced online today, brought back to life by members of the original KAT staff who weren't targeted by the DHS and IRS investigation.
By the end of the year, Australian Internet service providers will have to block access to five piracy portals following a decision from the Federal Court of Australia.
In yesterday's monthly security patch, Adobe fixed a bug in Flash Player that would have allowed an attacker to hijack permissions granted to other Flash applets and spy on users via their camera or microphone
On its 20th birthday, Opera Software released yesterday Opera 42, the first browser ever to include a built-in currency converter.
Microsoft is following in the footsteps of other browser makers such as Apple, Google, and Mozilla, and says that upcoming Edge browser versions will favor HTML5 over Flash by default.
Developers at the Tor Project have started working on a sandboxed version of the Tor Browser, currently available as an early alpha version for Linux systems. Currently, this version is in an early alpha stage, and only available for Linux. There are no binaries available, and users must compile it themselves from the source code.
Google Chrome 56, currently in Beta stage, will show a distinctive and visible warning text when users navigate to pages hosted on HTTP that contain sensitive form elements such as fields for password or credit card data input.
OpenVPN, one of the most popular VPN clients today, is to receive a security audit from Dr. Matthew Green, a famous US cryptographer and assistant professor at the Department of Computer Science at the Johns Hopkins University.
Microsoft researchers Itai Grady and Tal Be'ery released today a new tool designed to help system administrators protect enterprise networks from reconnaissance attacks.
Mozilla engineers are working on a patch to fix a zero-day exploit that's currently being used to deanonymize Tor Browser users.
Mozilla engineers are preparing a very intrusive, but quite useful method of warning users that they're about to enter sensitive passwords and login via an insecure HTTP connection.