Javascript

11.12.15
New Android exploit can hack any handset in one shot
11.12.15

New Android exploit can hack any handset in one shot

Of course it's a Javascript vulnerability.

By A. Tarantola,   11.12.15
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08.07.15
Firefox has a new security hole, but you can already patch it
08.07.15

Firefox has a new security hole, but you can already patch it

Yesterday, someone noticed that an ad from a Russian news site was exploiting a serious vulnerabil...

By S. Dent,   08.07.15
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06.01.15
Internet pictures can hide code that leaves you open to hacks (update: criticism)
06.01.15

Internet pictures can hide code that leaves you open to hacks (update: criticism)

You might want to be more cautious the next time you click on an internet image link sent by a str...

By J. Fingas,   06.01.15
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10.06.14
New web privacy system prevents your data from leaking to other sites
10.06.14

New web privacy system prevents your data from leaking to other sites

One of the biggest threats to your online privacy is the mixture of code that you'll find on some...

By J. Fingas,   10.06.14
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08.18.14
'Minecraft' add-on helps you learn programming while you play
08.18.14

'Minecraft' add-on helps you learn programming while you play

Programming languages can be daunting to learn, especially if you're a kid who'd rather be playing...

By J. Fingas,   08.18.14
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07.28.14
How well do Uber drivers rate you? (update)
07.28.14

How well do Uber drivers rate you? (update)

Uber's car service lets you rate your drivers, but it also lets them rate you. The customer might...

By M. Smith,   07.28.14
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07.22.14
New plugin-free web games run (almost) as well as their desktop counterparts
07.22.14

New plugin-free web games run (almost) as well as their desktop counterparts

So far, sophisticated 3D web games have typically required either a plugin (think Quake Live) or a...

By J. Fingas,   07.22.14
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07.12.14
​Breach is a completely modular, hackable and open source web browser
07.12.14

​Breach is a completely modular, hackable and open source web browser

When it comes to surfing the web, our options are limited: the market is dominated by three or fou...

By S. Buckley,   07.12.14
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06.11.14
Twitter turns off Tweetdeck to 'assess' JavaScript security breach (update: it's back)
06.11.14

Twitter turns off Tweetdeck to 'assess' JavaScript security breach (update: it's back)

If you're a Tweetdeck user and can't login right now -- there's a reason. The service's webapp con...

By R. Lawler,   06.11.14
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