It's quite possible that, despite your belief that the Google Chrome is the safest browser there is and your use of extensions that prevent tracking, your online movements are still being tracked.
As Microsoft continues to push Windows users towards adopting the latest version of the popular OS, malware authors have started adding support for it.
Google Chrome users will from now on be faced with a new, customized warning every time they visit a website/page that contains social engineering content: "The threat landscape is constantly changing—bad actors on the web are using more and different types of deceptive behavior to trick you into performing actions that you didn’t intend or want, so we’ve expanded protection to include social engineering," Google's Emily Schechter and Noé Lutz explained the move.
Mozilla has released Firefox 42, and with it, a new feature that should increase user privacy online.
A group of security researchers has recently announced that it's highly likely that effective collision attacks that would break SHA-1 encryption will be revealed by the end of 2015.
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