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  • HTTPS can't be trusted to obscure private online activity

    06.03.2014

    HTTPS was initially used to prove to Internet users that the website and web server with which they are communicating are indeed the ones they want to communicate with, but later this use was extended to keeping user communication, identity and web browsing private.

  • HTTPS Everywhere add-on now available for Firefox on Android

    06.02.2014

    The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has announced the release of a beta version of its HTTPS Everywhere extension for Firefox on Android.

  • A solution for fixing hijacked Chrome settings

    03.02.2014

    Many users - if not all - have experienced downloading a free screensaver or game without looking at the small print and consequently getting their browser unwittingly saddled with an unwanted toolbar, add-on or homepage.

  • Defending against drive-by downloads

    03.02.2014

    In case you havenít heard the term before, a drive-by download (DbD) is a class of cyber attack where you visit a booby-trapped web site and it automatically, and silently, downloads and executes malicious code on your computer.

  • Chrome bugs allow websites to listen in on your conversations

    23.01.2014

    Several security flaws in the popular Google Chrome browser can be exploited to turn the computer into a surreptitious listening device, claims Israeli developer Tal Ater.




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Infographic: 25 years of the firewall

Posted on 24 July 2014.  |  The firewall turned 25, and McAfee is celebrating with an infographic that creatively depicts its lifetime. If you take a moment to scan the infographic, youíll notice the firewall's introduction and evolution coincide with certain security events.


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