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Researchers combed through 2,000 Chrome error reports to better classify HTTPS error warnings.
Only muted video and user "interest in the media" will be allowed by default.
It's only 0.0026 per cent of traffic, but it's all in plaintext so deserves a red flag Google's Chrome browser will soon label file transfer protocol (FTP) services insecure.…
Google says website owners must replace existing authentication certificates by its published deadlines or the Chrome browser will start to distrust their sites.
The shift will begin with a new version of the Chrome web browser.
This is how trust ends, not with a bang but with a whimper Google has detailed its plan to deprecate Symantec-issued certificates in Chrome.…
Chrome 61 for Windows, Mac, and Linux has started rolling out, with Android following in the next few weeks.
A malware campaign utilizing bogus “HoeflerTextrdquo; popup warnings is back in full swing targeting Google Chrome and Firefox browsers with Locky ransomware attacks and the NetSupport Manager RAT.
The Onliner spambot, Google's forthcoming Not Secure warnings for Chrome, the WireX botnet, Sarahah privacy and more are discussed.
The Facebook malware that spread last week was dissected in a collaboration with Kaspersky Lab and Detectify. We were able to get help from the involved companies and cloud services to quickly shut down parts of the attack to mitigate it as fast as possible.

Introducing WhiteBear

As a part of our Kaspersky APT Intelligence Reporting subscription, customers received an update in mid-February 2017 on some interesting APT activity that we called WhiteBear.
It is a parallel project or second stage of the Skipper Turla cluster of activity documented in another private report. Like previous Turla activity, WhiteBear leverages compromised websites and hijacked satellite connections for command and control (C2) infrastructure.
In one of our previous articles, we analyzed the NeutrinoPOS banker as an example of a constantly evolving malware family.

A week after publication, this Neutrino modification delivered up a new malicious program classified by Kaspersky Lab as Trojan-Banker.Win32.Jimmy.