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Google flips switch on Chrome's newest defensive technology

With 'Site Isolation' in use, the browser should be better protected from Spectra-like attacks designed to steal info such as log-on credentials.

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What is the Tor Browser? How it works and how it can help you protect your identity online

The Tor Browser is a web broswer that anonymizes your web traffic using the Tor network, making it easy to protect your identity online.

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What is the Epic browser (and what makes it different)?

Privacy is the top priority for the Chromium-based web browser.

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Amazon Prime Day 2018: Everything you need to know about Amazon's shopping extravaganza

It might only be summer, but Amazon wants you to pull out your wallet like it's Black Friday. Here's what you need to know about the retailer's upcoming sale bonanza on July 16th and 17th.

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Dispatch from the Super Internet

There’s a much better internet than the one you’re using. Here’s what’s keeping you out.

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What's in the latest Firefox update? Faster page loads, 'warmer' tabs

With Firefox 61, Mozilla is back to trumpeting performance improvements and faster tab switching for its browser.

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Brave browser begins controversial ad repeal-and-replace tests

The browser maker is now serving replacement ads to as many as 1,000 volunteers who agreed to help test out the company's plans.

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Browser updates: Here's how often Chrome, Firefox, Edge and Safari get refreshed

The web browser with the most refreshes in 2017? That would be Chrome. The fewest? Apple's Safari.

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Google moves to end website installation of Chrome extensions

The company's walled-garden approach to browser add-ons moved another step closer to reality with a ban on the inline installation of all newly-published extensions.

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How to get a cutting-edge web browser

From Chrome Canary to Microsoft Insider Preview, you can experience tomorrow’s browser features today — if you don’t mind the risks of pre-release software.

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6 years on, IPv4 still dominates IPv6

It’s been six years since the official launch of IPv6 on “World IPv6” day in 2012, but the newest version of the Internet Protocol still doesn’t account for the majority of online traffic, according to the Internet Society.

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Microsoft lost its antitrust suit almost two decades ago. What would be different if it had won?

A lot has changed in the tech sector since 1998. How much of that change is due to the landmark decision against Microsoft?

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Domain operators: Your personal information can stay secret under GDPR

A Berlin court has refused ICANN's request that it force a domain name registrar to collect personal information for domain technical and administrative contacts

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Everything you knew about Chromebooks is wrong

Myth: Chromebooks don’t run apps. Fact: Chromebooks run more apps than any device ever.

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How your web browser tells you when it's safe

As Google moves to change how its Chrome browser flags insecure websites, rival browsers may be forced to follow suit. Here's how other browsers currently handle website security and what changes they have coming.

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Google details how it will overturn encryption signals in Chrome

Google has fleshed out its plans to upend the way browsers warn users of insecure websites, spelling out gradual steps the company will take with Chrome.

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Online voting is impossible to secure. So why are some governments using it?

If you thought electronic voting machines were insecure, wait 'til you meet online voting. Dr. Vanessa Teague has twice demonstrated massive security flaws in online voting systems. Instead of fixes and support, she got official...

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Chrome's Canary reveals UI refresh

The changes to browser tabs and other top-of-window elements are the first in two years; they have been rolled out only for the Windows version of the browser so far.

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Internet exchange points team up to bring better MANRS to the internet

Enterprises stand to benefit from ISOC's latest campaign to get IXPs to clean up internet routing security

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What is cross-site scripting (XSS)? Low-hanging fruit for both attackers and defenders

With XSS, attackers enter malicious code into a web form or web app URL to trick the application into doing something it's not supposed to do.

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