About a month ago I asked Naked Security readers: Which web browser do you trust? Your answer was emphatic: it's Firefox, and it accrued almost twice the number of votes of its nearest rival, Google Chrome.
Which country came top of Facebook's new "Government Requests" report aimed at outing the countries that fish for Facebook user data the most? (I bet you're thinking it's the USA - but it isn't.)
Watch this week's 60 Second Security and find out!
We no longer choose our web browsers based on bells and whistles. These days its all about privacy and security and we'd like to know which browser (and which vendor) you trust to be your companion on the web.
Here you are! Episode #112 of the Sophos Security Chet Chat podcast.
News, opinion, advice and research: Chet and Duck bring you their unique and entertaining combination of all four in their regular quarter-hour programme.
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It's Saturday, and that means *60 Second Security*, where we aim to touch on some of the more thought-provoking security topics of the past week in just one minute of video.
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Norwegian-based browser maker Opera has announced a network intrusion.
Users *may* have been infected with malware by an Opera update.
Paul Ducklin offers advice on what to do...
It should go without saying that if you use Opera, you should update to version 12.13 as soon as possible.
But... what if you didn't get your copy of Opera from the official website?
What if, instead, you acquired your version of Opera for Mac from Apple's Mac App Store?
Over the past five days, lots of you have used Naked Security to find out how to turn off Java in one of the five major browsers.
And that has given us browser statistics. There are too many variables to know what they tell us, but they do make a neat-looking graph!
The same team of Polish researchers who discovered a critical security hole in Oracle’s Java software say that they uncovered another such hole, which could be used to bypass the secure application “sandbox” on most recent versions of Java.
Opera, a relative minnow in the web browser market, is reckoned to be a more secure browser than the likes of Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer - according to our online poll.
But maybe someone has influenced the vote?
As browser makers beef up security in their products - which product do you recommend to friends who want to surf the web more safely?
Although ordered to let Windows users choose which browser they would prefer, a Microsoft "technical error" meant 28 million Windows 7 users were given no choice at all.
Apple is pushing its users more and more to download apps from the Mac App Store. But what happens if the software on the Mac App Store is less secure than non-App Store versions?
If you are using the Apple Mac App Store you might be putting your computer's security at risk, because of the service's tardy attitude to critical updates.
Apple users have largely been left unprotected against the recent issuance of fraudulent SSL certificates by Comodo. Learn how to configure your Mac to defend against bogus SSL certificates.
According to a report in the Wall Street Journal, the high profile "Operation Aurora" hack attack against Google and some 30 other companies has been good news for some firms. Namely, the makers of the Firefox and Opera web browser. Read more…