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Adobe releases two emergency Flash fixes for zero-day bugs

Adobe has updated Flash Player to patch two separate zero-day vulnerabilities that hackers had already used to hijack several Windows PCs and Macs. The out-of-band, or emergency, update was Flash’s first of the year and the first since Adobe moved the media software to a regular update schedule last fall. As part of that schedule, […]

Mozilla Firefox 18 reportedly faster, safer and now with retina support

The browser speed wars are over, but switching to the newest version of your favorite browser, whether it’s Firefox 18 or those for Chrome or Internet Explorer, makes plenty of sense. Just because I’ve declared an end to the browser speed wars , that doesn’t mean I won’t keep you up to date on the newest versions. Today’s […]

Firefox turns 8 and receives an important security upgrade

8 years ago, Mozilla launched the first version of Firefox, wrote Johnathan Nightingale, vice president of Firefox Engineering, in a blog post . “Today, on Firefox’s 8th birthday, were proud to say that our mission hasn’t changed, but the Web has, Nightingale added. These days, hundreds of millions of people trust Firefox with their online lives. We still […]

Fake Angry Birds game hijacks Google Chrome browser

Fake versions of the extremely popular Angry Birds series have been discovered in the Google Chrome Web store which hijack your browser and display extra ads on websites Security firm Barracuda Networks has found that around 83,000 Chrome users have already installed these suspicious fake games. The imitators struck when game developer Rovio launched a new title in […]