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Off somewhere nice this summer? Like a lot of people traveling, Vivaldi security expert Yngve Pettersen brings along a number of valuable items. His laptop for starters. Are hotels and booking sites taking guest security seriously?
Recently, we reported a huge Windows 10 performance issue to Chromium. They discovered that the problem was caused by a Windows security feature that is useful for protecting applications like a browser.
Vivaldi has added various extensions to the GN tool developed by Chromium and has made them available in a GitHub repository. Find out if your project can benefit from these extensions.
Recently, JP-CERT, the Japanese security vulnerability clearing house, brought to our attention a security vulnerability when they forwarded information about a problem in Vivaldi’s installer for Windows.
Due to the Cloudbleed issue, Vivaldi has reset the passwords for some of the Vivaldi Community users – to be on the safe side.
After we released the 126.96.36.199 snapshot yesterday, some observant testers checked the release for the recent FREAK vulnerability, and found that The Linux and Mac versions were vulnerable. 🙁
FREAK is “just” the latest SSL/TLS releated with its own trademarked name (following in the footsteps of Heartbleed, POODLE, Shellshock and others).