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Mozilla's Firefox wrapped up a two-month resurgence this week, clawing back some previously-lost user share to return to a level last seen in the middle of 2018.The open-source browser remains the only major browser committed to using a rendering engine that is not based on Google's Blink or its predecessor, WebKit.According to web analytics vendor Net Applications, Firefox's share rose...
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Update (Feb 6): We have updated the post to clarify a protocol used in the design is centered around private set intersection.Google helps keep your account safe from hijacking with a defense in depth strategy that spans prevention, detection, and mitigation. As part of this, we regularly reset the passwords of Google accounts affected by third-party data breaches in the event of...
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During its incessant web crawling, Google's search engine constantly encounters credentials dumped by hackers or left exposed by the careless. And because it can, the ad confectionery copies and encrypts these spilled usernames and passwords.Armed with this info, the Chocolate Factory directed its software engineers, in conjunction with crypto boffins from Stanford University, to create a Chrome...
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Lauri Love Pic: Katherine Da Silva / Shutterstock.comLauri Love, the Brit who beat US attempts to extradite him over accusations of hacking, is suing Blighty's National Crime Agency (NCA) to get back computing gear seized in 2013 as part of the case against him.More than five years ago, Love was indicted across the pond over allegations he hacked thousands of PCs in America and...
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Oddly enough, for the second time this week, Microsoft has been spotted telling the world that its software is, er, not very good.While Redmond's marketing orifice suggested Office 2019 was old and busted compared to its 365 brother, deep within Microsoft's Experiences and Devices Group, principal program manager Chris Jackson dropped the bombshell that Internet Explorer is just a...
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The video-sharing site was criticised after it left the singer's videos online, despite him pleading guilty to charges in court.Other social networks were quick to remove his content but YouTube had decided not to act.It has now deleted the 26-year-old musician's channel.Custody callJones was arrested in 2017 and charged with possession of indecent images of children.He had gained more than half...