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Yngve Pettersen
Written by Yngve Pettersen

Developer and Security Expert at Vivaldi.

Hotel safe(ty)

July 23, 2019

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?

A Windows 10 bug: The back story

April 30, 2019

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.

Introducing Vivaldi’s extensions to GN on GitHub

August 20, 2018

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.

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Vulnerability Disclosure: Vivaldi installer for Windows could run arbitrary downloaded code (JVN#71572107)

April 19, 2017

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.

The Cloudbleed issue: Keeping you safe

The “Cloudbleed” issue: keeping you safe

February 26, 2017

Due to the Cloudbleed issue, Vivaldi has reset the passwords for some of the Vivaldi Community users – to be on the safe side.

Subject: Snapshot 1.0.124.2: Mea Culpa

March 10, 2015

After we released the 1.0.123.10 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).

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