Both Google and Mozilla are taking aggressive measures against Chinese certificate authority CNNIC.
The SSL/TLS certificate authority system's frailty is again exposed, as an unauthorized certificate is issued for Google.
While Apple introduced the technology to do so two years ago, this was the first time it was used.
Hackers targeted Microsoft's Internet Explorer with an emerging attack technique called action script spray in the first half of 2014, say Bromium Labs researchers.
What you do in your browser now forms a second factor of authentication for e-commerce transactions, thanks to IBM.
The latest versions of the malware add a browser extension for Firefox, according to SecureMac.