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Firefox burns Chrome in our trustworthy browser poll

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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.

Facebook transparency, Apple bugs, SEA DDoSes itself - 60 Sec Security [VIDEO]

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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!

Which web browser do you trust? [Poll]

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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.

SSCC 112 - Keyjacking, Facebook and Opera breaches, Apple's WPA passwords [PODCAST]

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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.

Monday review - the hot 22 stories of the week

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Did you miss anything in the past week?

Here's a recap of the hot 22 stories of the past seven days, so you can catch up quickly!

Facebook leak, Canadian spam, Opera breach - 60 Sec Security [VIDEO]

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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.

Why not give this week's video a go?

Opera breached, has code cert stolen, possibly spreads malware - advice on what to do

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...

Monday review - the hot 26 stories of the week

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In case you missed any recent stories, here's everything we wrote in the last seven days.

Serious security holes fixed in Opera - but Mac App Store users left at risk again

Serious security holes fixed in Opera - but Mac App Store users left at risk again

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?

Fun with statistics: Who hates Java the most?

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!

New security hole found in multiple Java versions

New security hole found in multiple Java versions

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.

Monday review: the hot 20 stories of the week

Monday review: the hot 26 stories of last week

In case you missed any of these stories, here's everything we wrote in the last seven days.

Is Opera *really* the safest browser?

Is Opera really the safest browser?

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?

Which web browser do you recommend? [POLL]

Which web browser do you recommend? [POLL]

As browser makers beef up security in their products - which product do you recommend to friends who want to surf the web more safely?

Microsoft muffs up browser choices for Windows 7 users, Europe isn't happy

Microsoft muffs up browser choices for Windows 7 users, Europe isn't happy

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.

Do the Mac App Store and Gatekeeper provide sufficient protection?

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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?

Mac App Store exposes users to security risks, claims researcher

Mac App Store exposes users to security risks, claims researcher

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 left to defend themselves against certificate attacks

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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.

Firefox and Opera benefit from Operation Aurora fall-out

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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…

A bad day for browsers, severe flaws... again

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Microsoft just posted an advisory on the recently discovered zero day flaw in Internet Explorer 6 and 7. It would appear that the workarounds are to use IE8, enable "Protected Mode" in IE7 on Vista, ensure Data Execution Prevention (DEP) Read more…