Hackers successfully crack Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer on Windows 8 and Windows 7 at Pwn2Own hacker competition
Chrome OS may have survived a barrage of attacks at Pwnium 3 but Windows and Windows browsers have not been so lucky. At Pwn2Own, a hacker competition sponsored by HP, hackers were able to exploit vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer 10 on Windows 8, Chrome on Windows 7, and Firefox on [...]Read More »
Java, Flash, and iTunes are in the “top 10 vulnerabilities” list — Microsoft products are nowhere to be found
Kaspersky Labs, a digital security firm, releases a quarterly “IT Threat Evolution” report. For the Q3 2012 report, one section provides information as to what programs have the most widely spread vulnerabilities. I’m sure you can guess some but may be surprised by others.
The following are the top ten [...]Read More »
Trying to mimic Chrome, last year Mozilla introduced a rapid release cycle for Firefox — Mozilla decided they would release a new major version of Firefox every six weeks or so. This resulted in Firefox, which used to see roughly one major release every year, going from Firefox 4 to [...]Read More »
New vulnerability in Internet Explorer 7, 8, and 9 allow hackers to remotely control your Windows XP, Vista, and Windows 7 computer
A couple back-to-back Java vulnerabilities hit the cyber waves a few weeks back. The cyber criminal gang that exploited those vulnerabilities seems to have developed a new zero-day attack. This time the attack has Internet Explorer in its crosshairs.
Security researchers are reporting there is a new zero-day vulnerability affecting [...]Read More »
Google Chrome does something unique with Flash. Instead of relying on Flash as a third-party plugin, Chrome has a built-in version of Flash. Google is the one that manages updates for this built-in version of Flash as opposed to Adobe. While it may sound like this would result in a [...]Read More »
Adobe Flash’s development on Android has been terminated and new downloads have been frozen from Google Play Store. For the most part, most people won’t miss Flash, especially seeing as how the web is moving to HTML5. However, there are definitely holdouts who still insist on downloading Flash for their [...]Read More »
New Adobe Flash bug allows hackers to take over your computer, update Flash to v11.3.300.271 to be safe
Adobe has released an out of the blue security bulletin stating a bug in Adobe Flash is being exploited by hackers and could potentially allow attackers to take over computers. The attack vector is malicious Microsoft Word documents that exploit the ActiveX version of Flash Player in Internet Explorer on [...]Read More »
Google and Adobe announced earlier this year that Flash for Android would no longer be supported in Android 4.1 and beyond. That time has arrived. Tomorrow Adobe will officially kill the app and will no longer allow new Flash installs on Android devices. This was the last stand on mobile [...]Read More »
In a move which most of the critics of rapid update cycle call to be one of those rare moments when major changes that really affect users get incorporated in an upgrade, Google Chrome has added native support for communication services such as webcam and microphone in its latest version [...]Read More »
Just two days ago Google announced Android 4.1 “Jelly Bean”, the next and greatest version of Android, hailing its advanced features such as Google Now and its increased smoothness with Project Butter. Alongside that announcement came a quiet announcement from Adobe, saying that Android 4.1 would be the first Android [...]Read More »
With Google I/O 2012 scheduled to start on June 27th, the world is looking forward to see what BIG announcements Google is going to make. At the same time, Firefox had also announced that it’s also having something BIG ready for Firefox for Android. And now, on June 26th, Firefox [...]Read More »
Create mobile (iOS/Android), flash, and HTML5 games with or without code knowledge using StencylWorks
Some posts ago we brought to your knowledge Unity, a heavyweight video game development tool. Now we present you a simpler tool, one that creates 2D games, StencylWorks.
HOW DOES STENCYL… WORKS?
Not sure to be honest. Here at dotTech, as you probably already know, we are not game [...]Read More »
It seems that I and 64 other dotTechies use a version of IE. YAY us. Now the rest of you dotTechies can read this article but I can’t say it will be very useful.
Now while I agree in principle with Ashraf about Ads but at the same time I [...]Read More »