Category: Safari

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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October, 2013 Desktop Market Share: Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari – Up; Google Chrome, Opera – Down

By | November 6, 2013 | 0 Comments


If you thought that Internet Explorer will lose its crown anytime soon then think again as for quite some time now, it keeps doing the opposite. Up from 57.80% to 58.22% (0.42 point increase).
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October, 2013 Mobile Market Share: Safari, Android Browser, Google Chrome – Up; Opera Mini – Down

By | November 4, 2013 | 1 Comment


Another month, another report.

Kicking things off with Apple’s Safari, which tries to recover some of its lost market share, up from 54.19% to 55.88% (1.69 point increase).
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Adobe Flash Player Gets Sandboxed On OS X Mavericks

By | October 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

Adobe Flash Player Gets Sandboxed On OS X MavericksFollows everyone else.

It looks like OS X Safari users will finally get a breath of fresh air. According to the latest post by Adobe, Flash Player is now sandboxed in the latest version of Safari running on OS X Mavericks.

As explained by Peleus Uhley, “Flash Player’s capabilities to read and write files will be limited to only those locations it needs to function properly. The sandbox also limits Flash Player’s local connections to device resources and inter-process communication (IPC) channels. Finally, the sandbox limits Flash Player’s networking privileges to prevent unnecessary connection capabilities.”
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September, 2013 Mobile Market Share: Android Browser, Google Chrome – Up; Safari, Opera Mini – Down

By | October 12, 2013 | 0 Comments


In the month of September, Apple’s Safari web browser saw another drop in its numbers, down from 55.46% to 54.19% (1.27 point decrease).
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September, 2013 Desktop Market Share: Internet Explorer, Safari – Up; Firefox, Google Chrome, Opera – Down

By | October 10, 2013 | 5 Comments


Starting with Internet Explorer, Microsoft’s web browser continues to edge higher, up from 57.60% to 57.80% (0.2 point increase).
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What We? Web Browsers (Picture)!

By | September 19, 2013 | 4 Comments

Some good old IE6 bashing.

What We? Browsers