The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has released a beta version of Privacy Badger, a browser extension for Firefox and Chrome that detects and blocks online advertising and other embedded content that tracks you without your permission.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation is on a mission: give users a tool that will help them disallow/block trackers contained within the Web pages they visit.
In the wake of the recent discoveries of the Heartbleed OpenSSL bug and the SSL "gotofail" bug, Mozilla has announced a new and topical bug bounty program: it offers $10,000 to any researcher that discovers and responsibly reports critical security flaws in a new certificate verification library that will soon be implemented in the company's products.
NSS Labs released the results and analysis from its latest Browser Security Comparative Analysis Report which evaluated the ability of eight leading browsers - Apple Safari, Google Chrome, Kingsoft Liebao, Microsoft Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Opera, Qihoo 360 Safe Browser, and Sogou Explorer – to block against socially engineered malware (SEM).
The results of the first day of the traditional Pwn2Own hacking contest at the CanSecWest Conference currently taking place in Vancouver are in, and the losers are Adobe, Microsoft and Mozilla.