security

Mozilla Cleans Out Two Malicious Add-Ons

Add-ons are a great thing – they make your software more useful and much more to your taste. Firefox has tons of wonderful add-ons, that turn the browser into a mean piece of software for web developers, web designers or power internet users. Apparently, the popularity of add-ons also made them a target for malware …

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Yet Another IE Security Problem

It's not new – we already know it. Internet Explorer is a flawed browser, with many security holes – and it just ripped itself a new one. Microsoft has issued Security Advisory (980088), which basically says that Internet Explorer, for those who use Windows XP or who have disabled Internet Explorer Protected Mode, allows access …

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How DNSSEC Will Make the Internet Safer

Next week we will enter a testing phase where ICANN, the main organizing body of the Internet, and Verisign, the registry of .com and .net, start adding DNSSEC to the various DNS root servers on the Internet. Since the root servers are so critical the rollout will be incremental and is planned to last well …

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