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.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has announced the release of a beta version of its HTTPS Everywhere extension for Firefox on Android.
A singular new botnet composed of over 12,500 infected computers has been used by its masters to effectively crowdsource the search for websites vulnerable to SQL injection attacks.