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S3 Ep19: Chrome zero-day, coffee hacking and Perl.com stolen [Podcast]

by Paul Ducklin We delve into Google’s tight-lipped Chrome bugfix, explain how a Belgian researcher awarded himself 111,848 cups of coffee, and discuss the audacious but thankfully temporary theft of the Perl.com domain. With Kimberly Truong, Doug Aamoth and Paul Ducklin. Intro and outro music by Edith Mudge. LISTEN NOW . . . Read more

Chrome browser has a New Year’s resolution: HTTPS by default

by Paul Ducklin HTTPS, as you probably know, stands for secure HTTP, and it’s a cryptographic process – a cybersecurity dance, if you like – that your browser performs with a web server when it connects, improving privacy and security by agreeing to encrypt the data that goes back and . . . Read more

The 5 Most-Wanted Threatpost Stories of 2020

A look back at what was hot with readers — offering a snapshot of the security stories that were most top-of-mind for security professionals and consumers throughout the year. As 2020 draws to a close, it’s clear that work-from-home security, ransomware, COVID-19-themed social engineering and attacks by nation-states will go . . . Read more

3M Users Targeted by Malicious Facebook, Insta Browser Add-Ons

Researchers identify malware existing in popular add-ons for Facebook, Vimeo, Instagram and others that are commonly used in browsers from Google and Microsoft. Twenty-eight popular extensions for Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge browsers may contain malware and likely should be uninstalled by the more than 3 million people that already . . . Read more

2 More Google Chrome Zero-Days Under Active Exploitation

Browser users are once again being asked to patch severe vulnerabilities that can lead to remote code execution. Google is asking Chrome desktop users to prepare to update their browsers once again as two more zero-day vulnerabilities have been identified in the software. Both allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to . . . Read more

S3 Ep5: Chrome, Flash and malware for sale [Podcast]

by Paul Ducklin In this episode: a zero-day bug in Chrome for Android, the imminent death of Adobe Flash, the evolution of “malware-as-a-service“, and the malware risks from image search. Also (oh! no!), why you should take care before you pair. Presenters: Kimberly Truong, Doug Aamoth and Paul Ducklin. Intro . . . Read more

Google Patches Actively-Exploited Zero-Day Bug in Chrome Browser

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