June 16, 2011

Qualys, A Tool to Help Secure Your Browser

Web browsers are top targets for hackers. They’re abused in more than 90 percent of attacks meant to hit random Internet users (versus more targeted strikes), according to Kaspersky Labs. And more than half of those attacks exploit flaws in browser software and seek to install dangerous malware on computers. “Why all the attention? Because browsers are an easy target. Computer users perennially ignore update reminders and run old versions with well-known security holes. They also use ancient browser plug-ins, which aren’t as easy to update and are often rich with known vulnerabilities. As a result, a whopping 80 percent…

Read More

Adventures with HDMI Continue

This morning after doling a ton of Windows Updates along with an update of the video software. After all the reboots were done, I was getting all my applications back on their correct monitors. I was working in Firefox and was noticing how crappy the display looked. At first I thought it was the most recent Nightly update for Firefox 7. So I dragged in another build of Firefox and notice the same thing. Then I noticed the ‘black border’ was back. After getting into the AMD VISION Engine Control Center (much to my amazement it launched without a hitch…

Read More

Firefox 5 Release Candidate on Beta Channel

From Mozilla Developer’s News: As part of Mozilla’s new rapid release development process the beta development channel has been updated with a Firefox release candidate. For detailed information about the changes please visit: Firefox: http://www.mozilla.com/firefox/5.0beta/releasenotes/ Firefox mobile: http://www.mozilla.com/mobile/5.0beta/releasenotes/

Read More