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Researchers warn about distribution of a set of the Whitehole exploits

According to Trend Micro, an antivirus company experts have found a new set of exploits that can avoid detection by anti-virus solutions, as well as blocking of the service Google Safe Browsing.

The experts also noted that the functional Whitehole quite similar to the more popular set of exploits Blackhole, but unlike the latter, he does not use JavaScript, to hide the use plugindetect.js.

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Wave of attacks against users of Google Chrome

According to Kaspersky Lab Fabio Assolini, users of Google Chrome came under a wave of attacks associated with the spread of malicious extensions. Plugins placed in the official store Chrome Web Store. According to the researcher’s main source of malicious attacks are from Turkey, who use social network Facebook to spread malicious links. Continue reading

Google has released a stable version of the twenty-fourth browser Chrome. Unlike previous releases Chrome 24 practically no significant innovation, but there is a large code cleanup and stability of a number of features that were previously satisfactory. For example, in Chrome 24 were fixed bugs related to work Flash Player, voice input, YouTube, Omnibox, data synchronization and improved browser in Windows 8.

In addition, experts online companies have significant tuning code, resulting in improved scrolling system, which has become smoother, eliminated a number of bugs, memory leaks, improved rendering JavaScript, and eliminated 24 bug related to security, including including 11 critical.

According to the mailing list Chrome, a browser will see an updated version of JavaScript-Google V8 engine and web engine WebKit.

The company also announced that it would pay $ 6,000 independent testers, indicated the presence of bugs in the code of Chrome.

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