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Guardio Labs exposes critical vulnerability in Opera browser
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Guardio Labs uncovers a significant zero-day vulnerability in Opera's browser, threatening its 350 million active users; Opera's 'My-Flow' feature enables act of exploitation.
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Palo Alto Networks boosts cybersecurity with Talon acquisition
Fri, 29th Dec 2023
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firewall
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dark web
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breach prevention
Palo Alto Networks acquires Talon Cyber Security, a move that highlights the firm's growth in the cybersecurity sector and the introduction of Talon's enterprise browser technology.
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Adobe launches Photoshop on the web, complete with genAI features
Fri, 29th Sep 2023
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creative technologies
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ai
Adobe has officially released Photoshop on the web as part of all Photoshop plans, complete with newly released Adobe Firefly generative AI features.
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Norton launches Secure Browser to halt cyber criminals
Mon, 25th Sep 2023
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data protection
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dark web
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norton
Norton launches Norton Secure Browser to protect consumers from browser-based cyber threats and unwanted tracking.
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Exclusive: Menlo Security continues to lead in browser security
Fri, 25th Aug 2023
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cloud security
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dark web
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ai
To learn more about what Menlo Security does, TechDay spoke with Mark Guntrip, Senior Director for Cybersecurity Strategy at Menlo Security.
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CyberArk introduces first identity security-based enterprise browser
Fri, 26th May 2023
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dark web
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cybersecurity
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cyberark
This first-of-its-kind Identity Security web browser enables organisations to better protect against attacks with a flexible, identity-based approach.
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4 in 5 ransomware attacks include threats beyond data encryption
Thu, 13th Apr 2023
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ransomware
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dark web
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cybersecurity
Evasive web threats often come through the web browser and easily bypass multiple layers of detection in prominent security technology.
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The rise of web browser attacks – and how to combat them
Tue, 14th Feb 2023
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dark web
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web development
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html
Indeed, many attackers have been adapting their methods in order to capitalise on a series of new opportunities.
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Adobe Acrobat PDF now on Microsoft Windows’ Edge browser
Fri, 10th Feb 2023
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microsoft
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digital transformation
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ecm
Natively embedding Acrobat PDF technology in Microsoft Edge will deliver an enhanced PDF experience for Windows users and a seamless path to even more value.
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Norton AntiTrack launches in New Zealand for better online privacy
Tue, 29th Mar 2022
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big data
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cloud services
Norton launches AntiTrack software in New Zealand offering enhanced privacy features and control for users concerned about data privacy.
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New Zealanders hit hard by trackers according to new Norton research
Wed, 26th Jan 2022
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malware
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cloud services
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dark web
NortonLifeLock research reveals alarming rise in online tracking and security threats in New Zealand, with 6,327,788 cyber threats blocked in Q4 2021.
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Surfshark adds a website safety warning feature to its browser extension
Thu, 20th Jan 2022
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vpn
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dark web
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online safety
Surfshark created website safety warning feature that encourages people to be more mindful about the data they are giving to websites and digital platforms.
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Google unveils new protections for Enhanced Safe Browsing in Chrome
Mon, 7th Jun 2021
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dark web
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cybersecurity
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browsers
Google introduces new protections for Enhanced Safe Browsing in Chrome, reducing phishing risks by 35% for users.
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Avast Secure Browser comes to Android
Wed, 29th Apr 2020
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dark web
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cybersecurity
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cios
Avast Secure Browser has been a mainstay for the security platform in Windows and Mac, and this is the first time it has come to mobile.
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McAfee announces new acquisition as it moves toward browser isolation
Tue, 25th Feb 2020
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saas
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dark web
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casb
The acquisition of Light Point Securitywill supplement McAfee’s existing inbound and outbound protection for all web and cloud traffic, according to McAffee.
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ESET discovers campaign stealing bitcoins from darknet users
Tue, 22nd Oct 2019
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cryptocurrency
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blockchain
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dark web
ESET researchers have discovered a trojanised Tor Browser that cybercriminals use to steal bitcoins from darknet market buyers.
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New study details how easy it is for hackers to steal your data
Thu, 15th Mar 2018
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malware
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dark web
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cybersecurity
It’s no secret that web browsers store a substantial amount of sensitive information about their users - hackers are taking advantage of this.
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Menlo Security closes $40m funding round to expand malware isolation tech
Wed, 13th Dec 2017
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malware
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dark web
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cybersecurity
Menlo Security has successfully closed a Series C funding round to the tune of US$40 million this week, bringing its total funding to $85 million.
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Menlo Security selects Edvance as Hong Kong & Macau distributor
Wed, 26th Jul 2017
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dark web
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cybersecurity
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browsers
Menlo Security has signed a distribution agreement with Hong Kong-based Edvance to distribute its browser isolation platform across both Hong.
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ESET uncovers stealthy Stantinko malware's click fraud prowess
Tue, 25th Jul 2017
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malware
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dark web
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cybersecurity
ESET has spotted a malware strain that tricks users into downloading pirated software from dummy torrent sites.
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Ingram Micro signs on as distie for Menlo Security's browser isolation platform
Mon, 3rd Jul 2017
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endpoint protection
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dark web
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edr
Ingram Micro has scored distribution rights for Menlo Security's browser isolation platform across Singapore and Thailand.
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Bye bye, NPAPI: Mozilla issues critical update to Firefox, disables plugins
Fri, 10th Mar 2017
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microsoft
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dark web
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mozilla
Firefox has disabled all NPAPI plugin capability except Flash. Common plugins such as Adobe Acrobat, Java and Microsoft Silverlight no longer load.
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Polycom predicts the future of the NZ workplace in 2015
Fri, 9th Jan 2015
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cloud services
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voip
Polycom reveals key tech trends for NZ's 2015 workplace, predicting a shift to more collaborative, efficient environments driven by advanced mobile tech.
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Kiwi encrypted cloud-based proofing tool a world first
Mon, 1st Dec 2014
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dark web
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cybersecurity
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browsers
PageProof is a fully encrypted browser based tool for creators of any kind to receive feedback and collaborate on documents.