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Mozilla patches high-severity security flaws in new ‘speedy’ Firefox release
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vulnerability

Mozilla patches high-severity security flaws in new ‘speedy’ Firefox release

Numerous vulnerabilities across Mozilla's products could potentially lead to code execution and system takeover
23 Sep 2022
Brave pushes the boundaries of privacy by design
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privacy

Brave pushes the boundaries of privacy by design

It’s quite a big step to abandon the big three of Chrome, Edge and Safari for a niche option that doesn’t just tack privacy on top
6 Aug 2022
What is WCAG and how do these guidelines power accessibility online?
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digital divide

What is WCAG and how do these guidelines power accessibility online?

Experts urge a mentality shift, away from box-ticking compliance, to one that incorporates ease of use into the very fabric of web design
5 Aug 2022
North Korean-linked Gmail spyware 'SHARPEXT' harvesting sensitive email content
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Security

North Korean-linked Gmail spyware 'SHARPEXT' harvesting sensitive email content

The insidious software exfiltrates all mail and attachments, researchers warn, putting sensitive documents at risk
4 Aug 2022
HTTP vs HTTPS: What difference does it make to security?
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Network & Internet

HTTP vs HTTPS: What difference does it make to security?

We look at the difference between HTTPS and HTTP and tell you how to switch between them
20 Jul 2022
Chrome vs Firefox vs Microsoft Edge
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web browser

Chrome vs Firefox vs Microsoft Edge

Firefox vs Edge vs Chrome - discover which comes out on top in the ultimate battle to crown the very best browser
19 Jul 2022
Mozilla adds 'Total Cookie Protection' to its browser
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privacy

Mozilla adds 'Total Cookie Protection' to its browser

The new function will separate cookies into a "cookie jar" and prevent user tracking
15 Jun 2022
Almost half of Windows 10 users urged to upgrade before Internet Explorer end of life
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Microsoft Windows

Almost half of Windows 10 users urged to upgrade before Internet Explorer end of life

Businesses have till 15 June to setup IE Mode in the newer Edge browser to avoid "disruption"
14 Jun 2022
How does a SQL injection attack work?
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hacking

How does a SQL injection attack work?

Understanding one of the simplest, yet most effective, methods of cyber attack
10 Jun 2022
What is the semantic web?
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Business strategy

What is the semantic web?

Another idea from the inventor of the web, but what does it mean for the rest of us?
8 Jun 2022
What is a DNS server?
Networks servers
Domain Name System (DNS)

What is a DNS server?

We explain what a DNS server is, how it works and how to avoid DNS hijacking
27 May 2022
What is HTTP error 503 and how do you fix it?
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web browser

What is HTTP error 503 and how do you fix it?

It may not always be obvious what's behind a 503 error, but there are steps you can take to get back online
27 May 2022
Google adds new security vendor plugins for Chrome, improved Chrome OS policy controls for IT admins
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operating systems

Google adds new security vendor plugins for Chrome, improved Chrome OS policy controls for IT admins

New integrations across various security pillars aim to improve Chrome OS and Chrome browser security for enterprise customers
27 May 2022
DuckDuckGo CEO defends platform after Microsoft online tracker agreement uncovered
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privacy

DuckDuckGo CEO defends platform after Microsoft online tracker agreement uncovered

Gabriel Weinberg's defence was greeted warmly by the community and said the issue ultimately comes down to the unavoidable way the modern internet is …
26 May 2022
Google Chrome branded the least effective browser for stopping phishing attacks
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phishing

Google Chrome branded the least effective browser for stopping phishing attacks

The world's most popular browser came dead last when compared against competitors
26 May 2022
What is a PNG file?
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web browser

What is a PNG file?

We explain what a portable networks graphic is, plus how to edit and convert this type of file
20 May 2022
Microsoft Edge overtakes Safari as the world's second most popular browser
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Microsoft Edge overtakes Safari as the world's second most popular browser

Edge use could increase as more and more install Windows 11
4 May 2022
Microsoft's latest VPN-like feature brings added network privacy to Edge users
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web browser

Microsoft's latest VPN-like feature brings added network privacy to Edge users

The Microsoft Edge Secure Network feature is currently available in preview and offers similar data privacy protections to Apple's Private Relay tool
29 Apr 2022
Google adds "reject all" cookie buttons to appease EU regulators
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data protection

Google adds "reject all" cookie buttons to appease EU regulators

New banners will be applied to Search and YouTube in France before rolling out across Europe
22 Apr 2022
Google takes on bad extensions with new Chrome badges
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web browser

Google takes on bad extensions with new Chrome badges

Two new certifications labels aim to take the hassle of evaluating extensions away from users
21 Apr 2022
Jack Dorsey admits regret for helping to centralise the internet
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Network & Internet

Jack Dorsey admits regret for helping to centralise the internet

The former Twitter CEO took to the platform he founded to express regret at the 'damaging' development of the internet
4 Apr 2022
Microsoft finally makes it easier to switch default browsers in Windows 11
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Microsoft Windows

Microsoft finally makes it easier to switch default browsers in Windows 11

Simple one-click operation to come via an update after criticism from rivals
30 Mar 2022
Google patches second Chrome browser zero-day of 2022
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zero-day exploit

Google patches second Chrome browser zero-day of 2022

Google acted quickly to secure against the type confusion vulnerability that was under active exploitation
28 Mar 2022