Browsing Category: Vulnerabilities

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New Facebook Internet Defense Prize Pays Out $50,000 Award

Facebook announced at USENIX its new Internet Defense Prize, a bounty that rewards researchers for defensive technologies that prevent vulnerabilities and mitigate attacks.

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Google Fixes 12 Vulnerabilities in Chrome 36

Google patched its Chrome browser this week, fixing 12 vulnerabilities including both a serious information disclosure bug and a use-after-free vulnerability that could let users obtain potentially sensitive information and execute arbitrary code.

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Google Adds Warnings About Deceptive Software to Safe Browsing Service

The Google Safe Browsing service has become an integral part of most of the major browsers, integrating malware alerts, warnings about malicious Web sites and suspicious content. The company has been expanding the capabilities of the service steadily over the last few years, and now Google is adding warnings about deceptive software to the service.[...]

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Apple Patches Series of WebKit Flaws in Safari

Apple has released a new version of Safari that fixes seven security vulnerabilities, all of which are related to the WebKit framework in the browser. The advisory from Apple is typically bare-bones, with almost no information about the vulnerabilities fixed in Safari 6.1.6 and 7.0.6. Apple said that all of the vulnerabilities in WebKit are[...]

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