Tag Archives: Browser

Microsoft Patchday: Other Updates December 11, 2018

[German]As of December 11, 2018 (Patchday), Microsoft has released additional updates for Internet Explorer, Windows Server, etc. In this blog post the respective patches are added, which are not included in the remaining posts linked at the end of the … Continue reading

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Tor Browser 8.0.4

[German]On December 12, 2018, the developers released Tor Browser 8.0.4. This is a maintenance update that updates Firefox 60.4.0esr and various other components. 

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Does Microsoft kill Edge for a chromium based browser?

[German]According to the latest rumors, Microsoft works on a browser based on Google’s chromium engine. This means its Edge browser will be buried in the future.

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Sticky Notes within a browser

Microsoft has made Sticky Notes available within the web, so a browser and an internet connection is sufficient, to run this little tool.

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Bing/Edge directed Chrome-Fans to Phishing sites

[German]A worrying thing that may have happened in the USA. Users looking for a Google Chrome download in Microsoft Edge on Windows 10 were occasionally redirected to a page offering unwanted software (PUP).

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Tor Browser 8.0.2

Tor developers released version 8.0.2 of the browser on October 2, 2018. Firefox is updated to 60.2.1esr and two bugs (Backport fix for Mozilla bug) are fixed.

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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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