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Trojan source code leak could spur new online banking attacks

The source code for a new Trojan program that targets banking services has been published online, offering an easy way for unskilled cybercriminals to...

Google Slams Symantec for ‘Failures’ in SSL/TLS Certificate Process

Google Chrome engineers railed on Symantec for allegedly issuing thousands of security certificates that had not been properly validated.

Google to Symantec: We don’t trust you anymore

Security teams, network administrators, and operations teams have some busy days ahead.Google’s Chrome development team is fed up with Symantec as a certificate authority,...

Google slaps Symantec for sloppy certs, slow show of SNAFUs

Certs will keep working, but Chrome will be suspicious, soon Google's Chrome development team has posted a stinging criticism of Symantec's certificate-issuance practices, saying...

Google takes Symantec to the woodshed for mis-issuing 30,000 HTTPS certs...

Enlarge (credit: Nyttend) In a severe rebuke of one of the biggest suppliers of HTTPS credentials, Google Chrome developers announced plans to drastically...

LastPass Fixes Serious Security Flaw in Chrome, Firefox Extensions

Password manager LastPass creates a workaround for a serious vulnerability affecting browser extensions in Chrome, Firefox, and Microsoft Edge.

LastPass fixes serious password leak vulnerabilities

Developers of the popular LastPass password manager rushed to push out a fix to solve a serious vulnerability that could have allowed attackers to...

IDG Contributor Network: Install Chrome OS theme in Ubuntu or Linux...

Install Chrome OS theme in Ubuntu or Linux Mint Chrome OS has proven to be quite popular given the sales of Chromebooks and other devices...

What should password managers not do? Leak your passwords? What a...

Two critical bugs blatted in Chrome, Firefox add-ons Password vault LastPass has patched critical security flaws that malicious websites could exploit to steal millions...

Firefox gets complaint for labeling unencrypted login page insecure

Enlarge / Passwords help keep hackers like this out, but passwords are pretty terrible. (credit: TeachPrivacy) The operator of a website that accepts...

Chrome 57 restricts background tabs to 1% CPU, prolonging battery life

Enlarge (credit: Sebastian Anthony) Rejoice, Chrome users! With Chrome 57, released this week, your laptop might soon get more than three hours of battery...

It’s time to turn on HTTPS: the benefits are well worth...

After Edward Snowden revealed that online communications were being collected en masse by some of the world’s most powerful intelligence agencies, security experts called...