Category Archives: browser

Firefox 60.0.1 released

Mozilla’s developers has released an update for Firefox browser on May 16, 2018. The new version 60.0.1 is a maintenance update for the browser, which should fix some problems.

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100.000+ systems infected by Chrome extensions

[German]Once again it’s the old story: Users drag extensions for Google’s Chrome browser onto their system – and thus infect the devices with malware. More than 100,000 computers are said to have been infected by malicious chrome extensions.

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Tor Browser 7.5.4

The developers of the Tor Browser (or The Tor Network) released the update to version 7.5.4 on May 9, 2018. Here is an overview of what has changed.

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Firefox 59.0.3 – Compatibility update for Windows 10 V1803

[German]Mozilla’s developers released an update for the Firefox browser on April 30, 2018. The new version 59.0.3 is a maintenance update, which should improve the compatibility of the browser with Windows 10 April Update (version 1803).

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Internet Explorer Zero Day vulnerability used in the wild

[German]Microsoft’s Internet Explorer has an unpatched vulnerability. Security researchers have now discovered that this zero-day vulnerability is being exploited by a APT group to distribute malware.

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Google Chrome 66 released

Google has released Google Chrome 66 for Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, and iOS. The desktop version includes an autoplaying content blocking feature.

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Windows Defender extension for Google Chrome

[German]Protection against online threads (phishing, malware websites) etc. for the Google Chrome browser? Microsoft makes it possible with a chrome extension. 

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How to block notifications in Google Chrome

[German]Today a short tip for users of Google Chrome (and probably also for its clones). How can you stop the annoying popups asking you, if you want to receive notifications that websites offer when you first visit them?

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Slimjet browser: Beware of Bing search engine

[German]If you are using the Slimjet browser, you should be careful with the selection of the default search engine at the moment. Slimjet developers has buried a nasty trick behind the offered Bing search engine entry – there is a … Continue reading

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Firefox 59.0.2 released

[German]Mozilla has surprisingly released Firefox 59.0.1 on March 16, 2018. Now (March 26, 2018) a maintenance update to version 59.0.2 has been released.

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