Mozilla has released Firefox 37, and along with the promised addition of the OneCRL certificate revocation list, the company has included a feature that enables opportunistic encryption on connections for servers that don’t support HTTPS. The new feature gives users a new defense against some forms of monitoring and doesn’t require any setup from users. When[…]
DHS warned of a serious vulnerability in Multicast DNS devices whereby leaked system information could be leveraged in a DDoS amplification attack.
Supreme Court rules that satellite-based monitoring constitutes a Fourth Amendment protected search in sex offender case but does not rule on whether this particular search is a reasonable one.
Google is preparing to release new research on the prevalence of ad injectors, the often-unwanted browser extensions that inject ads onto Web pages, and the numbers will show just how widespread and problematic the software is. Ad injectors belong to that great, amorphous pile of applications that aren’t necessarily classed as malware but exhibit behavior that is[…]
Popular NoSQL database MongoDB has released an update that patches a critical denial-of-service vulnerability.