Browser companies react to BEAST attack

As Juliano Rizzo and Thai Duong have demonstrated on Friday, the SSL/TLS encryption used by the great majority of websites has been cracked. Their BEAST (Browser Exploit …

Researchers crack SSL encryption

Two security researchers have found a way of breaking the SSL/TLS encryption that allows the information that passes from browser/user to server and back be reliable and, …

Firefox 6.0.2 removes trust to DigiNotar CA

Mozilla released Firefox 6.0.2 that removes trust exceptions for certificates issued by Staat der Nederlanden and therefore offers additional protection against fraudulent …

Apple Safari 5.1 increases security

Safari 5.1 includes improvements to performance, stability, and security. CFNetwork In certain situations, Safari may treat a file as HTML, even if it is served with the …

Firefox 5 fixes security and improves browsing

Mozilla released Firefox 5.0 that fixes several security issues, stability issues and introduces new features. Privacy-aware users will be happy to learn that the Do-Not-Track …

Reveal Facebook passwords stored in Web browsers

Logins and passwords to various Web resources are routinely stored or cached in Web browsers to speed up access to protected resources. While it is possible to extract cached …

Firefox 4.0.1 fixes several security issues

Mozilla released Firefox 4.0.1 that fixes several security issues as well as stability issues. Miscellaneous memory safety hazards Mozilla developers identified and fixed …