Category Archives: browser

Chrome 80.0.3987.162 released (March 31, 2020)

[German]Google’s developers have released version 80.0.3987.162 of the Chrome browser (heise specifies 80.0.3987.163 here). This is a security update which should close three vulnerabilities. The new Chrome version 80.0.3987.122 is available for Windows, Mac and Linux and is rolled out … Continue reading

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Tor Browser 9.0.7

[German]Short addendum for users of the Tor bundle. The developers have already released version 9.0.7 on March 20, 2020, which contains the JavaScirpt vulnerability. Advertising

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Security Updates Chrome 80.0.3987.149 / Edge 80.0.361.69

[English]Google has released a security update for the Chrome 80.0.3987.149 on 18 March 2020. The Microsoft developers have followed up on March 19, 2020 and released a security update for the Chromium Edge browser. This update raises the browser to … Continue reading

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Firefox 74 reactivates TLS 1.0/1.1 because of Corona

[German]In Firefox 74, the Mozilla developers had disabled the TLS 1.0/1.1 protocols (see Firefox 74.0 and 68.6.0esr released). Due to the coronavirus pandemic, TLS 1.0/1.1 was reactivated to allow retrieval of relevant information about Covid-19 on official government sites again.  … Continue reading

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Tor Browser 9.0.6

[German]Brief information for users of the Tor bundle. The developers have released version 9.0.6, which fixes several vulnerabilities. Advertising

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Firefox 74.0 and 68.6.0esr released

[English]The Mozilla developers have released Firefox version 74.0 and 68.6.0esr on March 10, 2020. This is a new major version 74 for the browser, removing support for TLS 1.0/1.1, and a maintenance update for the long-term version (ESR). Advertising

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Bug in Microsoft Chromium-Edge causes black screen

[English]There seems that Microsoft Chromium Edge has a bug for some time now that suddenly turns the browser window black. The bug does not affect all users and occurs sporadically. Microsoft has already released a fix in newer betas, but … Continue reading

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Operating System / Windows / Browser Share (Feb. 2020)

[German]We already have March 2020, and Windows 7 has already fallen out of support in January. So it is time to take a look at the current market share of desktop operating systems as of late February 2020. Advertising

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Security Updates: Chrome 80.0.3987.132 / Edge 80.0.361.66

[German]Google has released a security update for the Chrome 80.0.3987.132 on 3 March 2020. Microsoft’s developers followed on March 4, 2020 and released a security update for the Chromium Edge browser. This updates the browser to version 80.0.361.66. Advertising

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Chromium edge can prevent PUP downloads

[German]The Chromium Edge browser from Microsoft has been given a way to block Potentially Unwanted Software (PUP) during download. Advertising

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