Security Alerts & News
by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#1803 First version of zandboxed Tor browser available
Developers at the Tor Project have started working on a sandboxed version of the Tor Browser, currently available as an early alpha version for Linux systems.

Sandboxing is a security mechanism employed to separate running processes. In computer security, sandboxing an application means separating its process from the OS, so vulnerabilities in that app can't be leveraged to extend access to the underlying operating system.

This is because the sandboxed application works with its own separate portion of disk and memory that isn't linked with the OS.
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#1803 First version of zandboxed Tor browser available
#1802 SWIFT confirms new cyber thefts, hacking tactics
#1801 Malware found in the firmware of 26 low-cost Android devices
#1800 Beta firmware updates available for vulnerable Netgear routers
#1799 Modern attacks on Russian financial institutions
#1798 Android, iOS secure ID: Estonia says it's taking digital authentication to new levels
#1797 Apple ships iOS 10.2, fixes ‘Find my iPhone’ hole plus five lockscreen bugs
#1796 Three serious Linux kernel security holes patched
#1795 Fancy Bear ramping up infowar against Germany - and rest of West
#1794 Netgear users advised to stop using affected routers after severe flaw found
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