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SN 699: Browser Extension Security

Security Now

  • The expressive power of the social media friends we keep
  • The persistent DNS hijacking campaign which has the US Government quite concerned
  • Last week's iOS and macOS updates (and doubtless another one very soon!)
  • A valiant effort to take down malware distribution domains
  • Chrome catching up to IE and Firefox with drive-by file downloads
  • Two particularly worrisome vulnerabilities in two Cisco router models publicly disclosed last Friday
  • The state of the industry and the consequences of extensions to our web browsers.

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