Computer Sciences

Engineer develops browser-based analysis framework observer

Malicious third-party advertisers or hackers expose web users to a security threat by injecting malicious JavaScript code to intercept user clicks and trick them into visiting untrusted web content. To investigate the problem ...

Software

Firefox: No-exit browser scammers want you to call bogus support

This week tech watchers were sending out headlines about scammers taking advantage of a Firefox bug to freeze users out of their browser. The punch-up consists of a user getting a warning message and then browser lockout. ...

Internet

Twitter offering 'topics,' from sports teams to K-pop

Twitter said Wednesday it is rolling out a feature that lets users follow topics the way they do people, starting with sports and K-pop, as part of its efforts to bring in and keep more users on the service.

Software

Polished Chromium-based Edge browser lands in beta

A new browser is now in beta and it is Chromium- based. This is the Microsoft Edge beta. Both Windows 10 and MacOS users can try out this new version of Edge, based on Google's open-source Chromium code.

Consumer & Gadgets

Firefox Reality browser plus Oculus Quest are prom king and queen

Grandma, is it true people in 2019 had to browse the web in 2-D? Mozilla has this time raised web browsing to another level with its virtual reality web browser, Firefox Reality, released for Oculus Quest headsets. Immersion ...

Business

Read this before installing extensions to your web browser

When Amazon offered recently to pay Prime members $10 to download its Assistant browser extension, Jeremy Tillman, who runs the ad-blocking software Ghostery, took notice. He likened it to that sweetheart deal when the Dutch ...

Software

Private, stable and landed: Meet Tor Browser 8.5

A Tor browser has arrived as a stable release for Android. Ultraprivate. And some Tor wish-listers will say, finally. "Until recently, it was only available on desktop devices. Now, the stable version is available for Android, ...

Software

Google had Zero-Day reasons for shouting about updates

Update. Now. This minute. Don't go until you do it. That was the pushy message from Google on Thursday. A Zero-Day exploit was at play against the Chrome browser and there was no wiggle room for users to ignore it until they ...

Security

These new techniques expose your browsing history to attackers

Security researchers at UC San Diego and Stanford have discovered four new ways to expose Internet users' browsing histories. These techniques could be used by hackers to learn which websites users have visited as they surf ...

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