A security researcher learned how to trick SmartScreen, a subprogram within Microsoft Edge designed to block malicious content, to display spoofed messages
The old model of the browser add-on is being replaced with more secure ways to surf the Internet, but this brings a lot of change for security teams.
Security experts and developers have just under three months to potentially earn up to $15,000 in Microsoft's latest bug bounty program.
The Brolux Trojan is targeting online banking users in Japan, and it's doing so with the help of previously discovered vulnerabilities and exploits.
When used effectively, MemGC could help reduce the number of use-after-free vulnerabilities that plague Edge and Internet Explorer in Windows.
According to Mozilla, it has disabled its Firefox opportunistic encryption capability after a security flaw that allowed for MitM attacks was discovered.
All four major browsers were hacked by security researchers at the Pwn2Own competition, which is designed to encourage responsible bug disclosures.
In response to two attacks, new Internet Explorer exploit mitigations were released to increase the cost of exploiting IE use-after-free vulnerabilities.
Researchers at Trusteer, an IBM company, recently discovered the Kronos malware, which offers compatibility with Zeus, in a Russian cyber crime forum.