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Firefox will hide notification pop-ups

Firefox will hide the annoying notification popups, with the release of Firefox 72, in January 2020. This comes after the experiment Mozilla ran in April to see how users interact with notifications. Also, Mozilla looked at different ways of blocking notifications from being…
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New Chrome 0-day bug, patched. Update your browser!

Your Chrome browser needs urgent update! The latest version was released on Halloween night. Google is warning its billions of users to immediately install the update, in order to patch two high severity vulnerabilities. One of these was actively exploited to hijack…
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Malware Encrypted in SSL

The padlock, a symbol of trust, is sometimes used by new types of malware to hide behind it. The green icon that you see at the top of your browser when visiting a website via a connection encrypted with a valid SSL/TLS certificate should not be mistaken with the…
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Avoid the malvertising threat

“Malvertising” is a portmanteau of “malicious advertising,” which is the practice of using online ads to infect computers with various types of malware. Malware is defined as “a short for malicious software and refers to software programs designed to damage or do…
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Facebook decided to pay hackers

Facebook decided to pay hackers in the expansion of its bug bounty program. This is a way to enhance the security of third-party apps and websites that integrate with its platform, as Facebook users’ data that had been misused was exposed mainly as the result of a…
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Mozilla to protect its users from code injection

Mozilla has blocked execution of all inline scripts and potentially dangerous eval-like functions for built-in “about: pages”, in an effort to protect its users from code injection. These are the gateway to sensitive preferences, settings, and statics of the…
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A new scary tracking technology to follow us soon

The Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) is talking about the “post-cookie” web world and proposes a digital token technology instead of cookies. IAB is the trade group that represents the online ad industry and media companies and proposes the creation of a digital…