New Google Chrome version fixes actively exploited zero-day bug

New Google Chrome version fixes actively exploited zero-day bug

Google has released Chrome 86.0.4240.111 today, October 20th, 2020, to the Stable desktop channel to address five security vulnerabilities, one of them an actively exploited zero-day bug. “Google is aware of reports that an exploit for CVE-2020-15999 exists in the wild,” the Google Chrome 86.0.4240.111 announcement reads. This version is rolling out to the entire userbase during the next days/weeks. Windows, […]

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Firefox 81 released with credit card autofill and new theme

Firefox 81 released with credit card autofill and new theme

Mozilla has released Firefox 81 today, September 22nd, 2020, to the Stable desktop channel for Windows, macOS, Linux, and Android with new features, bug fixes, changes, and six security fixes. The new features that stand out in this release are the ability to control videos via your headset and keyboard and a new credit card autofill […]

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Microsoft confirms Internet Explorer is finally dead on Windows 10

Microsoft confirms Internet Explorer is finally dead on Windows 10

MICROSOFT has hammered the final nail into Internet Explorer’s coffin, forcing Windows 10 users to move to its recently redesigned Microsoft Edge web browser, or rivals like Google Chrome, Opera and Mozilla Firefox. Here’s when you’ll lose the IE from your PC. Microsoft has confirmed plans to phase out its once-ubiquitous Internet Explorer web browser […]

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How to stop Microsoft Edge launching automatically on login

How to stop Microsoft Edge launching automatically on login

Microsoft shared info on how Edge users can prevent the web browser from launching automatically after they log into their Windows account by tweaking the system’s Sign-in setting for automatically restarting apps on logon. “If you don’t want Microsoft Edge to start when you sign in to Windows, you can change this in Windows Settings,” […]

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Chrome 84 released with important security enhancements

Chrome 84 released with important security enhancements

Google has released Chrome 84 today, July 14th, 2020, to the Stable desktop channel, and it includes numerous security enhancements and new APIs for developers. This massive release does not include many new features but offers increased protection against browser notification scams, mixed-content downloads, and the removal of insecure TLS protocols. With Chrome 84 now being promoted to […]

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Google accused of tracking users online

Google accused of tracking users online

Google secretly tracked user browsing habits and passed the data on to advertisers, according to new reports. An investigation by privacy-focused browser Brave found the search giant set up secret web pages to harvest user data that helped create profiles for targeted adverts. The practice was uncovered by Brave’s chief policy officer Johnny Ryan, who found his data […]

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Firefox 69 blocks third-party tracking and cryptomining

Firefox 69 blocks third-party tracking and cryptomining

The latest edition of Mozilla’s Firefox browser features a number of improves security capabilities to help keep users protected online. Firefox 69, available on desktop and Android from today, will now third-party tracking cookies and cryptominers by default, helping users stay safe when browsing. The new version of Firefox has the company’s Enhanced Tracking Protection automatically turned on […]

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