DNS-over-HTTPS takes another small step towards global domination

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 12 Jul 2021 12:28:18 +0000

The rise of encrypted DNS is as inevitable as it is slow. Next on the list of countries to get the benefit of Firefox’s DoH is Canada.

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What is Incognito mode? Our private browsing 101

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Tue, 25 May 2021 15:24:02 +0000

We look at what Incognito mode does, how to turn it on, what it’s good at, and explain why it may not do what you think it does.

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Firefox previews site-isolation tech in move to catch up to Chrome

Credit to Author: Gregg Keizer| Date: Wed, 19 May 2021 04:35:00 -0700

Mozilla on Tuesday announced that a years-long effort to harden Firefox’s defenses can now be previewed in the browser’s Nightly and Beta builds.

Debuting as “Project Fission” in February 2019, the project was also linked to the more descriptive “site isolation,” a defensive technology in which a browser devotes separate processes to each domain or even each website, and in some cases, assigns different processes to site components, such as iframes, so they are rendered separately from the process handling the overall site.

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Chrome users, here’s how to opt out of the Google FLoC trial

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Thu, 15 Apr 2021 18:39:42 +0000

Google’s FLoC trial will change how millions of users are tracked online. Here’s how to find out if you’re part of the trial, and how to opt out.

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A week in security (January 25 – January 31)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 01 Feb 2021 10:15:34 +0000

A privacy week special on Malwarebytes Labs with a special episode of our Lock & Code podcast, FLoC, Grindr, Emotet, and more.

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Why Data Privacy Day matters: A Lock and Code special with Mozilla, DuckDuckGo, and EFF

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Thu, 28 Jan 2021 08:01:00 +0000

For Data Privacy Day, Lock and Code returns with a special episode featuring guests from Mozilla, DuckDuckGo, and EFF

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Mozilla patches critical security issues in Firefox and Thunderbird

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Tue, 10 Nov 2020 15:22:29 +0000

Time to update! Mozilla has patched critical security issues in Firefox and Thunderbird.

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The face of tomorrow’s cybercrime: Deepfake ransomware explained

Credit to Author: Jovi Umawing| Date: Fri, 26 Jun 2020 17:24:27 +0000

Deepfake ransomware is a mighty combination that several security experts fear would happen soon. But what is it exactly? Is it deepfake with a ransomware twist? Or ransomware with a sprinkling of deepfake tech?

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