Mozilla urges Apple to make privacy a team sport

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Wed, 01 May 2019 17:39:28 +0000

Mozilla is currently pushing Apple into placing extra barriers between iPhone users and online advertisers. Why? Because, according to Mozilla, it could work, which could benefit users everywhere.

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CVE-2018-18500: write-after-free vulnerability in Firefox, Analysis and Exploitation

Credit to Author: Yaniv| Date: Thu, 18 Apr 2019 15:35:40 +0000

Editor&#8217;s note: This article is a technical description of a bug discovered by a member of the Offensive Research team at SophosLabs, and how the researcher created a proof-of-concept &#8220;Arbitrary Read/Write Primitive&#8221; exploit for this bug. The vulnerability was deemed critical by Mozilla&#8217;s bug tracking team and was patched in Firefox 65.0. It&#8217;s written for [&#8230;]<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/oTcYk6i594c” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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Mozilla launches Firefox Send for private file sharing

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Thu, 14 Mar 2019 17:37:51 +0000

Mozilla recently launched Firefox Send, a new, secure way to share files from inside your browser. We discuss the pros and cons of this service.

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Firefox implementa una tecnología de Tor para evitar publicidad espía

Credit to Author: Naked Security| Date: Mon, 11 Mar 2019 19:11:20 +0000

Los usuarios de Firefox pronto obtendrán una nueva funcionalidad de privacidad que les ayudará a evitar publicidad espía, y esta medida le llega directamente desde su primo, el navegador Tor. La nueva protección de la privacidad ayudará a los usuarios de Firefox a bloquear una técnica de monitoreo llamada huella digital (fingerprinting). Las cookies no [&#8230;]<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/FdJlR6-xCJk” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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¡Actualiza ya! Chrome y Firefox solucionan problemas de seguridad

Credit to Author: Naked Security| Date: Mon, 04 Feb 2019 15:38:09 +0000

Nos encontramos ante la primera actualización de navegadores con tanto Google y Mozilla solucionando vulnerabilidades de seguridad tanto en Chrome y Firefox para Mac, Windows, y Linux. Pero en cuanto a la seguridad de Chrome de su versión 72, se trata más de lo que se ha quitado de lo que se ha añadido. Uno [&#8230;]<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/EUY2DVW6a8k” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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Browser push notifications: a feature asking to be abused

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:03:05 +0000

Whoever invented browser push notifications must have been able to guess they would be abused for advertising. This post explains what they are and how to disable them.

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Browser Extensions: Are They Worth the Risk?

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Wed, 05 Sep 2018 22:55:08 +0000

Popular file-sharing site Mega.nz is warning users that cybercriminals hacked its browser extension for Google Chrome so that any usernames and passwords submitted through the browser were copied and forwarded to a rogue server in Ukraine. This attack serves as a fresh reminder that legitimate browser extensions can and periodically do fall into the wrong hands, and that it makes good security sense to limit your exposure to such attacks by getting rid of extensions that are no longer useful or actively maintained by developers.

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