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How to disable the Java web plug-in in all browsers

We have written about Java and its regular vulnerabilities, two (here and here) of which were zero-day vulnerabilities. Java is a very strong tool because it is cross platform and if a vulnerability is being found on one platform, it … Continue reading

Critical Vulnerabilities and Updates (Update)

A critical security vulnerability has been found in the web browser Opera. It allows attackers to infect the computer with manipulated websites, for example. An update is currently not available, so using for example Windows Browser Choice to temporarily switch … Continue reading

Browser Updates

The Mozilla Foundation just released Firefox 3.6.4 which fixes overall 7 security vulnerabilities of which 4 are rated critical. This means that attackers may abuse the vulnerabilities to inject malware. An interesting new feature in this version is the plugin … Continue reading

Further critical Updates

Already last week Opera released version 10.01 of its Web Browser. It closes some security holes. At least one of them can lead to code injection (for example to infect the computer with a Trojan). Users are advised to install … Continue reading