One of the largest certificate authorities announced that the vast majority of the top 1 million websites had replaced the digital certificates major browsers plan to phase out in the coming months.
Researchers from MIT and Harvard University developed a system to enforce private browsing protections without any help from the user's web browser.
Researchers are warning that web tracking firms can abuse password mechanisms to steal usernames and email addresses, increasing the risk of cybersecurity breaches.
The beta version of Opera 50 is the first major browser to offer a built-in mechanism that blocks cryptojacking, a new form of malware that leverages a victim's CPU to mine cryptocurrency.
In recent months, security researchers have identified Punycode attacks as part of malvertising and phishing campaigns targeting both individual users and major email providers.
Security researcher Dr. Neal Krawetz reported that the Tor browser discloses details that could enable fraudsters to deduce individual use patterns.
Is digital privacy a right or a privilege? That's the most recent raging debate among consumers, and it could spur a new era of digital misinformation.
Security researcher Xudong Zheng discovered a vulnerability in several popular web browsers that could enable fraudster to mask phishing attacks.
According to new guidelines, as of September 2017 SSL certificates will have to be checked against a dataset before they can be issued.
In response to alleged violations, Google announced that its Chrome web browser will not trust an SSL certificate from Symantec for more than 279 days.