Google Chrome adopts Windows 10 security feature

To protect the memory stack from cyberattackers, Google revealed that its Chrome 90 has adopted a new Windows 10 security feature called "Hardware-enforced Stack Protection".

Microsoft reveals final plan to remove Flash Player in Windows 10

On January 1st, 2021, Adobe Flash officially reached the end of life (EoL) after being considered a significant security risk while browsing the web due to its exploitation by threat actors.

WordPress could treat Google FloC as a security issue

The backlash against Google's Federated Learning of Cohorts (FLoC) has continued, with a proposal raised in WordPress Core to block the alternative identifier to third-party cookies by default.

Google Brings 37 Security Fixes to Chrome 90

Google this week released Chrome 90 to the stable channel for Windows, Mac, and Linux. The update brings 37 security fixes, HTTPS by default, and other updates to the browser.

Google Chrome for Linux is getting DNS-over-HTTPS, but there's a catch

While the exact version of Chrome for Linux that would come out with DoH support is yet to be announced, the Chromium project expects either M91 or M92 to contain the feature.

The good and the bad with Chrome web browser's new security defaults

Starting with the mid-April release of Google's Chrome 90 web browser, Chrome will default to trying to load the version of a website that's been secured with a Transport Layer Security (TLS).

Mozilla Firefox tweaks Referrer Policy to shore up user privacy

Firefox 87, due to ship on March 23, will cut back on path and query string information from referrer headers "to prevent sites from accidentally leaking sensitive user data."

Twitter Users Can Now Secure Accounts With Multiple Security Keys

“Secure your account (and that alt) with multiple security keys. Now you can enroll and log in with more than one physical key on both mobile and web,” the company announced.

Is Your Browser Extension a Botnet Backdoor? — Krebs on Security

Infatica uses the browser of anyone who has an extension injected with its code to route web traffic for the company’s customers, including marketers or anyone able to afford its subscription charges.

Online Trackers Increasingly Switching to Invasive CNAME Cloaking Technique

With browsers clamping down on third-party tracking, advertising technology companies are embracing a DNS technique to evade such defenses, thereby posing a threat to web security and privacy.

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