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Microsoft Edge now available for all Linux users
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Linux

Microsoft Edge now available for all Linux users

Browser graduates to stable channel
3 Nov 2021
HTTPS-based attacks soar over 300%
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Security

HTTPS-based attacks soar over 300%

Tech companies hit hardest by attacks using encrypted protocol
28 Oct 2021
Australian competition regulator seeks to undermine Google Search monopoly
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Google Android

Australian competition regulator seeks to undermine Google Search monopoly

A new report from the watchdog calls on Google to implement a search engine 'choice screen'
28 Oct 2021
Avast launches premium browser with built-in VPN
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web browser

Avast launches premium browser with built-in VPN

Avast Secure Browser Pro is available now on Windows 10, iOS and Android
26 Oct 2021
Google claims it is the most searched for term on Bing
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Google claims it is the most searched for term on Bing

The tech giant argues that its dominance is down to popularity rather than anti-competitive behaviour
1 Oct 2021
What is a web filter?
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cyber security

What is a web filter?

We look at best ways to block, hide, or flag undesired search engine results
24 Sep 2021
Google reveals five high-risk flaws in Chrome browser
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vulnerability

Google reveals five high-risk flaws in Chrome browser

Updated Chrome 93 fixes these serious vulnerabilities
3 Sep 2021
Microsoft accused of making it harder to ditch Edge in Windows 11
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operating systems

Microsoft accused of making it harder to ditch Edge in Windows 11

Competitors claim the tech giant has made changing default browsers unnecessarily complicated
19 Aug 2021
Microsoft tests experimental “Super Duper Secure Mode” for Edge browser
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internet security

Microsoft tests experimental “Super Duper Secure Mode” for Edge browser

Developers will strip back buggy performance-boosting tech to make room for additional security features
6 Aug 2021
Opera update adds free VPN, built-in ad blocker to ChromeOS browser
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web browser

Opera update adds free VPN, built-in ad blocker to ChromeOS browser

The browser claims to be the first to be fully optimised for ChromeOS since the operating system launched in 2011
1 Jul 2021
Google delays phase-out of Chrome’s third-party cookies
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web browser

Google delays phase-out of Chrome’s third-party cookies

Chrome users will be subject to third-party tracking for at least 18 months longer than expected
25 Jun 2021
Windows devices targeted by PuzzleMaker malware exploiting Chrome zero-day flaw
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zero-day exploit

Windows devices targeted by PuzzleMaker malware exploiting Chrome zero-day flaw

Chain of vulnerabilities used to attack multiple companies worldwide
9 Jun 2021
How to reduce your online footprint
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privacy

How to reduce your online footprint

Tips and tricks to maintain online anonymity
7 Jun 2021
Mozilla modernises Firefox UI with design overhaul, privacy protections
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web browser

Mozilla modernises Firefox UI with design overhaul, privacy protections

Developers claim the refreshed browser is cleaner, more intuitive, and responsive to users' browsing habits
2 Jun 2021
Microsoft to retire Internet Explorer 11 in 2022
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web browser

Microsoft to retire Internet Explorer 11 in 2022

The iconic web browser will be absorbed into the Chromium-powered Edge from next June
20 May 2021
WordPress may ban Google FLoC over security fears
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web browser

WordPress may ban Google FLoC over security fears

The web engine joins a list of growing parties to decline to support the controversial third-party cookie alternative
19 Apr 2021
Microsoft patches actively exploited Internet Explorer flaw
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vulnerability

Microsoft patches actively exploited Internet Explorer flaw

The latest Patch Tuesday sees the Windows developer patch a fifth actively exploited bug disclosed within a week
10 Mar 2021
How to enable private browsing on any device
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privacy

How to enable private browsing on any device

Want to know how to surf the web privately on Windows, Mac, iOS or Android devices? Here's our private browsing guide
8 Mar 2021
Microsoft targets tab hoarders with new Edge features
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Microsoft targets tab hoarders with new Edge features

New features include vertical tabs and an easier-to-access browsing history
5 Mar 2021
Google speeds up Chrome update cycle to four weeks
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Chromium

Google speeds up Chrome update cycle to four weeks

Enterprise administrators will have a slower eight-week option to manage the update
5 Mar 2021
Microsoft will remove 'Legacy Edge' from Windows 10 in April
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Network & Internet

Microsoft will remove 'Legacy Edge' from Windows 10 in April

Support will end in March before it's replaced by the Chromium-based Edge browser a month later
8 Feb 2021
Google fixes actively exploited Chrome zero-day
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Google fixes actively exploited Chrome zero-day

The flaw may be related to a recent hacking campaign against the cyber security community
5 Feb 2021
Google Chrome makes it easier to fix weak passwords
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Google Chrome makes it easier to fix weak passwords

The new tool will be rolled out over the coming weeks as users upgrade to the Chrome 88 browser version
21 Jan 2021
What is the dark web?
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web browser

What is the dark web?

We shine a light on the often unsavoury corners of the World Wide Web
5 Jan 2021