Posts Tagged ‘ firefox ’

Weekly Rewind – CISSP, Offensive Security, Firefox & More…

July 18, 2013
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Get caught up on this week's posts with Weekly Rewind

Welcome to another edition of our Weekly Rewind – where we summarize all our posts from the last week. The top stories this week were 3) “Pimp My Firefox – Pen Testing Style”, 2) “Free Offensive Security Class”, and 1) “Free CISSP Class”. If you missed anything or happened to be offline, we hope...
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Pimp My Firefox – Pen Testing Style

July 17, 2013
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We came across a great article on InfosecInstitute.com covering 18 extensions that turns Firefox into a pretty cool lightweight pen testing tool. The article lists 18 extensions that enable you to use Firefox for some light weight pen testing. We thought it was a very informative article, so we are passing it along by...
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Despite JavaScript Roots, Mozilla PDF Reader Shows Promise

February 25, 2013
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Last week Mozilla announced that Firefox 19 will include a JavaScript-based PDF viewer. According to the article, you’ll soon be able to rid yourself of the vulnerability laden Adobe Reader software. We don’t see this happening though as you’ll still need it for local PDF files but we think it’s an excellent step in...
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Tip: Browser Infosec Research Tool

March 29, 2012
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Tip: Browser Infosec Research Tool

Ok … this post isn’t directly security related but when doing infosec research, this little tool is something I find very helpful in finding and organizing web pages. I’m surprised at the number of security professions that have never heard of it. The name of this little secret tool … Tree-Style Tabs. Tree-Style Tabs...
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Usable Browser Privacy & Security

September 15, 2011
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Usable Browser Privacy & Security

In a previous post I talked about one aspect of making sure URLs you visit are safe. While writing that post, I started thinking about what I do and would recommend to browse securely while still keeping the experience usable. Of course the “usable” requirement here means excluding efforts such using a separate computer...
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IE6 ‘More Security’ than Chrome/Opera … Really?

June 30, 2010
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The Register had an interesting article the other day noting how Chase will no longer support Chrome and Opera because “creaking Internet Explorer 6 is more secure and popular than either Google’s Chrome or Opera.” Of course various versions of Firefox and Safari will be supported but the point that I can’t move past...
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