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 ...

Computer Sciences

Machine learning experiment can image-match your pose

What about exploring pictures just by moving around? Lots of 11-year-olds would find this a great idea, especially if the alternative was a homework assignment on French verbs.

Software

Bento browser makes it easier to search on mobile devices

Searches involving multiple websites can quickly get confusing, particularly when performed on a mobile device with a small screen. A new web browser developed at Carnegie Mellon University now brings order to complex searches ...

Security

Tor to usher in better deal: A bigger, tastier, onion

(Tech Xplore)—"Dance like no one's watching. Encrypt like everyone is." That is a "Wednesday wisdom" pinned tweet on the Tor Project Twitter account and quite appropriate to describe their four-year resolve to keep on ...

Security

Tor upgrades to make anonymous publishing safer

In the coming months, the Seattle-based nonprofit The Tor Project will be making some changes to improve how the Tor network protects users' privacy and security. The free network lets users browse the internet anonymously. ...

Security

Your 'anonmyized' web browsing history may not be anonymous

Raising further questions about privacy on the internet, researchers from Princeton and Stanford universities have released a study showing that a specific person's online behavior can be identified by linking anonymous web ...

Security

New vulnerability discovered in common online security

One of the world's most common security software packages – used as the basis of protection for many web browsers – has been found to be vulnerable to a specific form of attack, according to research led by the University ...

Software

Google is walking Chrome for Android close up to Physical Web

Google has started to support physical beacons in its Chrome browser for Android. Google made the announcement to move straight ahead with plans to support Bluetooth beacons. "Starting in version 49, Chrome for Android will ...

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