Category: Safari

March, 2014 Mobile Market Share: Safari, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer – Up; Android Browser, Opera Mini – Down

By | April 10, 2014 | 0 Comments


Another month, another report.

Starting with Safari, Apple’s web browser seen an increase of 0.39 point, up from 53.52% to 53.91%.
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Pwn2Own 2014: All Browsers Defeated

By | March 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Pwn2Own 2014: All Browsers DefeatedIt looks like this year’s Pwn2Own hacking contest was pretty eventful and all web browsers got their asses kicked.

On the first day, a team from France has successfully hacked Internet Explorer 11, Firefox and Adobe Flash Player. The very same research firm also managed to find a vulnerability in Google Chrome, which affects both WebKit and Blink rendering engines.

Next day Sebastian Apelt and Andreas Schmidt have demonstrated a browser based exploit against Microsoft’s web browser, followed by a Chinese team that managed to bypass Safari’s sandbox and run remote code execution through it.
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February, 2014 Desktop Market Share: Google Chrome – Up; Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, Opera – Down

By | March 7, 2014 | 2 Comments


It looks like February is pretty much identical to January, at least in terms of growth.

Somewhat consolidating, Internet Explorer has lost a tiny fraction of market share, down from 58.21% to 58.19% (0.02 point decrease).
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February, 2014 Mobile Market Share: Android Browser, Google Chrome, Opera Mini, Internet Explorer – Up; Safari – Down

By | March 3, 2014 | 1 Comment


Another month, another report.

Kicking things off with Safari, Apple’s web browser saw a decrease in its market share numbers, down from 54.97% to 53.52% (1.45 decrease).
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January, 2014 Desktop Market Share: Google Chrome – Up; Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, Opera – Down

By | February 11, 2014 | 1 Comment


Starting with Internet Explorer, Microsoft’s web browser continues to edge forward and has (again) increase its market share, this time from 57.91% to 58.21% (0.3 point increase).
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January, 2014 Mobile Market Share: Safari, Google Chrome, Opera Mini, Internet Explorer – Up; Android Browser – Down

By | February 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

It’s time to kick things of with the very first market share report for the year 2014.

Starting with Safari, Apple’s web browser has managed to increase its market share by 0.14 point, from 54.82% to 54.96%.
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4 Month Old Exploit Still Not Fixed By Google

By | January 24, 2014 | 10 Comments

4 Month Old Exploit Still Not Fixed By GoogleMakes Chrome users vulnerable to a mic hack.

Following the recent reports about malicious extensions, it looks like Chrome users are yet to catch a breath. According to the recent report, Google has failed to fix a 4 month old exploit, which allows attackers to turn Chrome into a listening device (after users have given a permission to access the microphone for voice recognition purposes).

Since Chrome doesn’t ask for permissions to access your microphone in the future, Annyang, the guy who found the vulnerability, said that hidden banners or pop-ups can too be used as a way to spy on you, even when the browser was closed.
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December, 2013 Desktop Market Share: Google Chrome – Up; Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, Opera – Down

By | January 3, 2014 | 0 Comments


Happy New Year!

Kicking things of, Microsoft’s Internet Explorer saw its first decline in a long time, down from 58.36% to 57.91% (0.45 point decrease).
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Safari 6.0.5 Stores Passwords In The Text File

By | December 16, 2013 | 4 Comments

Safari 6.0.5 Stores Passwords In The Text File

Who needs encryption anyway?

If you’re still using Safari 6.0.5 on Mac OSX 10.8.5 or 10.7.5, then it’s a good time to ditch it.

According to the recent discovery by Kaspersky Labs, there is a serious issue with the way Safari handles last session data. Basically, to gain access to your passwords and IDs, all you have to do is open LastSession.plist file and that’s it.
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November, 2013 Mobile Market Share: Android Browser, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer – Up; Safari, Opera Mini – Down

By | December 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

Another month, another report.

Starting with Safari, Apple’s web browser has seen a small dip in its numbers, from 55.88% to 55.61% (0.27 point decrease).
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