April’s Patch Tuesday update includes fixes for two zero-day vulnerabilities

April’s Patch Tuesday brings patches for two zero-day vulnerabilities and two potentially wormable Network File System vulnerabilities.

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Firefox and Chrome reaching major versions 100 may break some websites

With some of the most popular browsers reaching major versions 100, what problems can we expect because of the 3 digit version numbers?

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What is Incognito mode? Our private browsing 101

We look at what Incognito mode does, how to turn it on, what it’s good at, and explain why it may not do what you think it does.

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Browser sync—what are the risks of turning it on?

Browser synchronization is a handy feature but it comes with a few risks. Here’s what you should be asking yourself before you switch it on.

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WOOF locker: Unmasking the browser locker behind a stealthy tech support scam operation

We reveal the inner workings of WOOF locker, the most sophisticated browser locker campaign we’ve seen to date. Learn how this tech support scam evades researchers and ensnares users by hiding in plain sight.

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Hyperlink auditing: where has my option to disable it gone?

Hyperlink auditing is not a new way to track website users, but it could become more popular, as many browsers are taking away user options to disable it.

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Browser push notifications: a feature asking to be abused

Whoever invented browser push notifications must have been able to guess they would be abused for advertising. This post explains what they are and how to disable them.

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Browser-based fingerprinting: implications and mitigations

This post covers the information disclosure bugs in Internet Explorer and Edge that we sometimes refer to as ‘fingerprinting’. We review past flaws as well as a currently unpatched one used in the wild before exploring some long term mitigations.

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