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…
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…