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March 24, 2014
by sjvn01
Comments Off on Mozilla hires new CEO who will focus on Firefox OS

Mozilla hires new CEO who will focus on Firefox OS

Mozilla, the company behind the popular Firefox Web browser, has been searching for a new CEO since Gary Kovacs, who came on-board in 2010, decided to leave almost a year ago. Mozilla has finally picked a new leader, former CTO … Continue reading

March 18, 2014
by sjvn01
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Chrome OS security holes found, patched

Linux is very secure. Google’s Linux-based Chrome OS, with its auto-updating and security sandboxing, is even more secure. But, neither is perfect. At Google’s own Pwnium hacking contest and HP Zero Day Initiative’s (ZDI) annual Pwn2Own hacking contest, three new … Continue reading

March 14, 2014
by sjvn01
Comments Off on Crash, bang, boom: Down go all the major browsers at Pwn2Own

Crash, bang, boom: Down go all the major browsers at Pwn2Own

If there was ever any doubt that security is a process and not a product, the results of HP Zero Day Initiative’s (ZDI) annual Pwn2Own hacking contest will lay those doubts to rest. All the major Web browsers—Chrome, Firefox, Internet … Continue reading