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.
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.
Safari has begun blocking legacy extensions installed from outside the Extensions Gallery. Unfortunately, implementation of this policy has been abrupt, with little explanation for users on why their extensions are being yanked. Let’s look at how Apple’s new policy and how its application impacts security.
Tech support scammers are up to dirty tricks again, trying to cause your computer to freeze by simply visiting a webpage.
Graham Cluley drew my attention the other day to an issue that has apparently been known to some for years, but was new to me: clipboard poisoning, an issue where a website can replace what you think is on your clipboard with something else. Although this seems like an insignificant issue on first glance, it turns out that there are some very serious implications.
A new fake Flash Player update appropriately named FlashPlayer11.safariextz was found. After being installed, it will begin to inject very rough advertisements on any website you visit.