Google recently discovered fake digital certificates for the google.com domain name, which were issued by TurkTrust, a Turkish certificate authority. Google, Mozilla and other browser vendors have now blocked these certificates to save users from the possible man-in-the-middle attacks.
Mozilla has presented a demo of WebRTC in combination with the Social API for real time networking and collaboration.
Chrome’s new tab page is going to have a new sleeker design. As shown in the screenshot below, this new design will bring the “Other devices” section to the center, along with the “Most visited” and “Recently closed” sections.
Security researcher Ucha Gobejishvili claims to exploit Google Chrome. Gobejishvili is set to present his Google Chrome 0-day exploit tomorrow at the MalCon.
Following the release of Firefox 17 for Android, Mozilla has released Firefox 17 for desktop platforms as well. The Firefox 17 for Windows, Mac and Linux is now available for download on Mozilla’s official website.
Microsoft has published a detailed guide to adapt WebKit-optimized sites for Internet Explorer 10 Mobile.
Ad network Chitika.com has revealed some interesting information about the ad click through rate (CTR) for different browsers. This report suggests that the users of Opera and Safari Mobile click more ads.
A research conducted by Kaspersky Lab reveals that 23% users use old or outdated versions of browsers. The 8.5% users still use the obsolete versions.
With this release, Opera has also changed its default User-Agent string to a simplified version. Opera has dropped the “U;” token and language indicator.
Mozilla’s Vice President of Business Affairs and General Counsel, Harvey Anderson, has estimated that the Mozilla lost 6 to 9 million Firefox downloads due to Microsoft’s Browser Screen Choice (BCS) violation.