Posts Tagged ‘certificate pinning’

New Browser Security Features have Tracking Side-Effects

Wednesday, October 28th, 2015

If browser developers spent less time adding tracking and spying features and more time ensuring that their products are free of bugs, they’d probably have happier customers.

Most modern browsers are not simple tools anymore to display HTML websites properly in the browser. They are complex programs that support a wide variety of technologies including several designed to improve the security and privacy of users. While that is a good thing usually, it may lead to issues as well if these new technologies can be abused.