In June, the makers of the Opera web browser had their IT systems breached. While the title of their blog post reads that they stopped the breach, this is really misleading. Yes, they stopped it, after hackers had compromised their systems, forged malware to make it look like authentic Opera software, and allowed people for […]
If you’ve ever wondered how a certain website ad seems to know who you are, even though you haven’t logged in to it, wonder no longer. The Mozilla Foundation has an add-on for their Firefox web browser called Collusion. What does Collusion do? It shows the relationships between all of the websites you visit.
Recent security holes with Oracle’s job and Microsoft Internet Explorer have underscored the need for two web browsers (or two different computers) to separate your business processes while surfing the Internet.
Lately I’ve noticed several of my clients entering URLs into the search bar in their browser. This is both inefficient and potentially harmful.
Recently added to my Facebook account’s “Account Security” setting under “Account Settings,” was an option to send an email when a new computer logs on to Facebook.
Today is Data Privacy Day! I decided it would be appropriate to pick on one of the biggest offenders of crimes against your privacy – Facebook.
Reprinted, with permission, from the November 2010 SANS Institute Security Newsletter for Computer Users
The Mozilla project recently expanded their popular and successful (and free) Plugin Check service to support non-Mozilla browsers.