Microsoft has declined to patch a security bug Cisco Talos researchers discovered in the Edge browser, claiming the reported issue is by design. Apple and Google patched a similar flaw in Safari (CVE-2017-2419) and Chrome (CVE-2017-5033), respectively.
Jon von Tetzchner, the founder of both Opera and Vivaldi, believes that Google has gotten too big and "is now in a position where regulation is needed."
Security researchers have discovered two flaws that affect the extension systems embedded in today's browsers, such as Firefox, Safari, and all the Chromium-related offshoots, such as Chrome, Opera, and others.
Google announced on Monday that Chrome users can now run two different versions of Chrome side-by-side.
A remote code execution vulnerability affects older versions of the Google Chrome browser, all except the current version — Chrome 60.
Six more developers have had their Chrome extensions hijacked in the past four months, according to new evidence surfaced yesterday by Proofpoint researcher Kafeine.
On November 14 Mozilla will take the biggest gamble in its long history when the organization will ship Firefox 57, the first version of its browser that will stop supporting legacy Firefox add-ons.
Later today, Mozilla is going to officially announce the release of Firefox 55, its browser's latest stable version, one that is packed full of new features and important changes.
The Cerber ransomware has received an update that allows it to collect and steal data from a victim's computer, similar to an infostealer.
Mozilla engineers have launched three experimental features today named Send, Voice Fill, and Notes.
Google launched today version 60 of the Chrome browser. This version brings mostly developer and API-related changes, with no changes to visible UI functions. In addition, the Chrome team also fixed 40 security issues.
A company is going around buying abandoned Chrome extensions from their original developers and converting these add-ons into adware.
The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) has announced this past week its intention to promote the Encrypted Media Extensions (EME) draft as an official standard in the upcoming future.
Another major exploit kit (EK) looks like it's heading for the EK graveyard as activity from the RIG EK has fallen to less than 25% of what the exploit kit used to handle three months ago, in March 2017.
During the past month, both Google and Mozilla developers have added support in their respective browsers for "headless mode," a mechanism that allows browsers to run silently in the OS background and with no visible GUI.
Google released today Google Chrome 59, a new version of the Chrome browser, which this month comes with a complete revamp of the Settings section.
A Chinese digital marketing company named Rafotech is behind a wave of inter-connected adware families that found their way onto the computers of millions of users.
Starting with the release of Firefox 55, the Adobe Flash plugin for Firefox will be set to "Ask to Activate" by default for all users.
Argentinian security researcher Manuel Caballero has discovered another vulnerability in Microsoft's Edge browser that can be exploited to bypass a security protection feature and steal data such as passwords from other sites, or cookie files that contain sensitive information.
A one-liner in the Windows Store policy is the reason why we'll never have the "original" Chrome, Firefox, Opera, or other browsers available through the official Windows Store.