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ID Vault

ID Vault provides protection against identity theft and fraud for your online accounts. It encrypts your passwords, usernames and credit...

December 14, 2014 by White Sky

Password-reset flaw haunts WordPress admins

Researchers are sounding the alarm for a serious administrator password-reset vulnerability affecting the latest version of WordPress, the popular open-source blog publishing platform.The flaw, which can be exploited via the browser, gives an attacker a trivial way to compromise the admin account of any WordPress of WordPress MU (multiple user) installation.

August 11, 2009 by

Google downplays severity of Gmail CSRF flaw

Yesterday, Vicente Aguilera Diaz from Internet Security Auditors released proof of concept of a CSRF (Cross-Site Request Forgery) vulnerability in Google's Gmail, which he originally communicated to Google two years ago. The CSRF flaw affects Gmail's "Change Password" function, since according to Diaz the session cookie is automatically sent by the browser in every request making the attack possible.

March 4, 2009 by

As attacks escalate, MS readies emergency IE patch

Microsoft is planning to ship an emergency Internet Explorer update tomorrow (December 17) to counter an escalating wave of malware attacks targeting a zero-day browser vulnerability.[ SEE: Hackers exploiting (unpatched) IE 7 flaw to launch drive-by attacks ]The out-of-band update, which will be rated critical, follows the public discovery of password-stealing Trojans exploiting the bug on Chinese-language Web sites.

December 16, 2008 by

Major Web browsers fail password protection tests

That nifty password management feature in your favorite Web browser could be helping identity thieves pilfer your personal data.That's the biggest takeaway from the results of this test which shows that all the major Web browsers -- including IE, Firefox, Opera, Safari and Chrome -- are vulnerable to a total of 20 vulnerabilities that could expose password-related information.

December 15, 2008 by

IE zero-day attack surface expands

The attack surface for password-stealing Trojans currently targeting an unpatched flaw in Microsoft's Internet Explorer has expanded to include all versions of the browser, including the newest IE 8 Beta 2.Microsoft released an updated advisory to warn that the underlying flaw affects much more than IE 7 and to spread the word about additional workarounds that can help limit the damage from actual attacks.

December 12, 2008 by

Fast Browser Cleaner

Fast Browser Cleaner is a software to clean unwanted addons, extensions,stored unprotected passwords, credit cards, cookies, history,...

December 4, 2014 by FastPCTools

The prompt of doom (or is that despair?)

Having recently switched computers because of a hard drive failure, I can completely relate to Tim Bray's angst over what I'll call the prompt of despair (he calls it the prompt of doom): the one where your browser asks you if you want it to remember the password your putting into some site for you.  Saying "yes" is leads you down a worse path than the hell that lurks in the autodial feature of your cordless phone.

July 5, 2006 by

Opera 7 for Windows

Current Opera users should definitely upgrade. Everyone else: evaluate this browser using the ad-free download period.

February 5, 2003 by

Opera releases update to browser

Opera Software released the second test, or "beta," of its version 7 browser for use with the Windows operating system. This beta adds features such as a "fast-forward" tool, for scrolling more quickly through a multipage Web site; an automated password manager called "The Wand"; a panel that displays a page's links; and multiuser style sheets.

December 18, 2002 by

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