Security researcher Sabri Haddouche is demonstrating the flaw with a web link that'll freeze the Firefox browser when it attempts to open the page. Mozilla is working on a fix.
If you sign into any Google service on Chrome 69, like Gmail, the browser will automatically log you into Chrome, too. That prompted concern that Google was collecting browser histories via the sync feature, but Google says that's not...
A shady dealer on Craigslist appears to have been selling access to millions of customer records taken from servers used by a bankrupt electronics retailer called NCIX, which had customers in both Canada and the US.
Twitter said it hasn't discovered any instances where DMs were delivered to the wrong party. But, the microblogging service also 'can't conclusively confirm it didn't happen,' so it's notifying the 'less than 1 percent of people on Twitter' who...
A year ago, Google ended its controversial email scanning practice, but the company still lets third-party apps and add-ons scan your Gmail inbox, despite concerns over privacy risks.
NSS Labs says the companies conspired to hamper independent reviews of their antivirus products. CrowdStrike dismisses the allegations as baseless.
The credit card skimming occurred from mid-August to Sept. 18, and secretly forwarded customers to a payment processing page under the hackers' control, security researchers say. Newegg is investigating the incident.
The Pegasus spyware strain, which can infect iOS and Android devices, appears to be targeting victims in the US, says Citizen Lab, a watchdog group at the University of Toronto. However, the Israeli maker of the spyware rejects the...
The company's new pilot security program is designed for the candidates and any staff members associated with their political campaigns. Once the person enrolls, the company will start monitoring their accounts for potential hacking threats.
The Safari browser contains a bug that'll force the software to freeze and reboot when it tries to load up a webpage rigged to contain a massive line of HTML web elements. Both iOS and Mac devices appear to...
Google's beta release for Chrome 70 adds support for the fingerprint sensors on Android devices and Touch ID on macOS, which will let website developers use biometrics for account sign-ins.
On Thursday, three US lawmakers sent a letter to the Director of National Intelligence requesting a full report investigating the dangers of AI-generated 'deepfake' videos being used to spread misinformation.
AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, Verizon have banded together to create Project Verify, which proposes using a mobile app on your phone as an extra step to unlocking your accounts.
Trend Micro has decided to remove the ability to collect browser histories from its Mac apps, and dumped all browser history logs from the Amazon server.
Hackers could have used the bugs to execute code via an OpenVPN exploit, threatening the security of Windows users and allowing access to private information. Thankfully both VPNs have been patched, but users need to apply the update.
This alpha release promises to bring the same privacy protections found in the desktop version, but the Tor Project warns it may be buggy.
A popular paid app called Adware Doctor will store your browser history from Safari, Chrome, and Firefox into a zip file that is then uploaded to a server in China, according to security researchers.
The websites asked prospective military applicants to provide personal data in exchange for information about joining the armed forces, the FTC said. The operators of these sites then sold the data as marketing leads to post-secondary schools for $15...
Approximately 380,000 transactions were affected, with names, email addresses, credit card numbers, expiration dates, accessed. UK regulators are examining the breach.