Tag Info

New answers tagged

0

As far as I remember, like Firefox chrome got a master password function which encrypt the saved passwords. Each time a password is required it will ask you to enter your master password to use a saved credential. Alternative if you don't want to use native functionality for password protecting, you can use one of numerous software existing for that subject ...


0

Viruses, and malware are different, although somewhat similar. AV products do not focus on malware, even though some AV programs detect malware - they do so because those programs detected are likely considered more dangerous. I would install something like Spybot Search and Destroy, and or Malwarebytes and re-scan.


1

But, if all my cert expired before 2016, so I assume no action need to be taken to prevent the warning, right? Correct. Chrome (your link), Firefox (https://blog.mozilla.org/security/2014/09/23/phasing-out-certificates-with-sha-1-based-signature-algorithms/) and Windows (http://blogs.technet.com/b/pki/archive/2013/11/12/sha1-deprecation-policy.aspx) ...


4

Regardless of what developers use, a QA test must be performed with what your end users are using (stable branch). Depending on how bleeding edge your developers are trying to be this may be more or less difficult. What is more secure? It depends on: What features developers are using (OpenGL, SSL validation, etc.) What your trying to protect against ...


7

Typically developer versions (called beta editions in the Software Lifecyle) are used to showcase upcoming features. Some of these features haven't gone through the rigorous testing as a stable (Release) version. To illustrate this, here is Chrome's explanation documenting the differences Stable channel: This channel has the full testing of the Chrome OS ...


1

Thanks to Milen I saw that I have had a version update of google chrome (from 38.0.2125.111 to 39.0.2171.71) just while downloading firefox. The Chrome's UI did the update without any notification, and this fooled me. Quite strange, from Google. I mean: would you like to know that an upgrade will change the security policy in the next execution of the ...


3

Check if you're running Chrome 39, there are major changes to the way some certificates are treated - e.g. Chrome 39 starts to penalize sites with long-lived SHA1 certificates This release warns about SHA1 certificates that expire in 2017. Versions 40 and 41 will increase the scope of the warnings to include certificates that expire in 2016. More info can ...


1

Google's Diagnostic page says: http://safebrowsing.clients.google.com/safebrowsing/diagnostic?site=http%3A%2F%2Fgoo.gl Part of this site was listed for suspicious activity 1 time(s) over the past 90 days. URL-Shorteners are often used to obfuscate malicious links. Google's own link shortener is no exception. Maybe the safebrowsing blacklist ...



Top 50 recent answers are included