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And if your browser became
the tool to manage
your identity online…

Today your online identity is replicated in various areas: from your Facebook profile to your Linkedin profile through your accounts on Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram and a myriad of other services. Continue reading

Sharing everything carries
unsuspected risks…

Mark Zuckerberg has often said: his ultimate vision is to connect all the inhabitants of the Blue planet (and perhaps beyond) into a culture of integral sharing. Continue reading

The growth hack of Microsoft Edge in its fight against Google Chrome.

Google is the undisputed leader in the browser market. Chrome indeed brings together 67.5% of users on computer (desktop / laptop).
You may have forgotten it but there was a time when Internet Explorer, Microsoft’s historical browser, was the market leader. Continue reading

Tim Berners Lee wants to restore the web to its former glory.

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Tim Berners Lee has repeatedly expressed his disappointment regarding the worldwide web’s evolution, segmented in silos and proprietary platforms, at odds with the philosophy of his pioneers. Continue reading

Share our Privacy Manifesto

As we are actively discussing the implications of GDPR for all adtech stakeholders, we took the initiative to compile in 10 points a Privacy Manifesto. We invite you to share this statement to assert your fundamental rights from the first contact with an online service provider. Continue reading

URBrowser update/
Chromium 61 release

urbrowser chromium 61 update

The core of your favourite browser, URBrowser, has just been updated to Chromium 61. Continue reading

Spectre allows the execution of malicious scripts via your browser!

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You’ve probably heard of two vulnerabilities recently revealed by a 22-year-old German researcher, a member of Google’s Project Zero team, Jann Horn: Meltdown and Spectre. Continue reading

A new warning against
malicious browser extensions.

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Today, Google Chrome holds nearly 60% market share in the world of browsers (followed by FireFox and Internet Explorer, both oscillating at around 13%). A dynamic ecosystem has developed around this market leader. Continue reading

If your computer is slower than usual, it may be the fault of your browser …

If you constantly use your internet browser (especially Chrome), you will probably notice that the more tabs you open, the slower your machine gets. Each open tab consumes resources from your processor.
There are ways to pause unused tabs, such as The Great Suspender, but these are extensions that can cause other issues, even at the security level. Continue reading

Browsers are two-way windows.

browsers are open windows

For most of us, web browsers are an open window to the endless twists and turns of the internet. But these two-way dormers also allow the outside world to intrude, at times, sneakily into our privacy, record our every move on the web so as to understand our aspirations and influence our behaviour, not to talk of simply infecting our machines, by pure desire to harm or to sell us a cleaning solution. Continue reading

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