Tag Archives: Browser

CSS vulnerability crashes iPhone, Safari, IE, and Edge

[German]A newly discovered CSS vulnerability allows attackers to crash iPhones with iOS. In the browsers Safari (macOS), IE and Edge (Windows), the attack freezes the respective browser.

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Microsoft’s failed Windows 10 V1809 browser experiment

It seems that Microsoft failed pretty well with it’s attempt, to recommend Edge browser to Windows 10 users, who attempt to install Google Chrome or Firefox. I’ve blogged about that in my article Microsoft intercept Firefox/Chrome installs.

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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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Is FlashPeak Inc. shipping Slimjet browser with a backdoor?

[German]Is the Slimjet browser (a Google Chrome clone) moving towards Mozilla? Or does the developer moves to ship potentially unwanted software or even a backdoor? Within this blog post I address a a very strange observation some blog readers are … Continue reading

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Windows and Browser Statistics February 2018

[German]At the beginning of February 2018, it’s time to take a quick look at the market share of desktop operating systems and see how things has changed with Windows. And I will take also a look at the browser market … Continue reading

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Google Chrome 64: Security Fixes, Spectre Mitigation, Ad-Blocker

[German]Google developers released Google Chrome 64 for Android, Linux, macOS and Windows. The new version closes 53 security holes, includes protection against Spectre attacks and comes with an improved ad blocker.

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Is your browser vulnerable for cryptojacking?

[German]Question: Is the browser you are currently using vulnerable to to websites secretly abusing it for crypto mining? A test can provide more information.

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Test: Is my browser vulnerable for Spectre attacks?

[German]Here’s a tip for users of devices, who are wondering, if their browser is vulnerable for Spectre attacks. The test is independent of the device and operating system and there is no need to install anything.

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Tor Browser 7.0.6 released

[German]The Tor project has released Tor browser 7.0.6 for Windows, Linux and Mac OS X on September 26, 2017. An Update is recommended.

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Firefox 56 released – IndexDB bug fixed, new screenshot tool

[German]Mozilla developers has released Firefox browser version 56 for Windows, Linux and macOS. Beside a screenshot tool there are many improvements and also fixes under the hood.

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