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What you need to know about Apple's SSL bug

Apple patched a serious vulnerability in its implementation of SSL on iOS last Friday, but the Mac is still affected. If you're concerned or curious, here's how it might currently affect you.

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Resetting Safari with a keyboard shortcut

A reader suggests that there's a keyboard shortcut for resetting Safari. Chris Breen isn't so sure but shows you how to make one.

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Chrome beta users get an assist from Google Now

The virtual assistant already available to Android and iOS users is making its way to the desktop via the beta version of Google's browser.

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Chrome exploit can secretly listen to oblivious users

A Web developer has detailed how Chrome's speech recognition feature can be exploited to keep listening in on your conversations.

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Maxthon 4.2 review: Browser integrates cloud functionality and multiple session logins

Maxthon has interesting integrated features and good cloud integration, but as with most "alternate" browsers, it's competing against the inertia of whatever environment you've been using for years.

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Bugs & Fixes: Stop Adobe Reader from blocking PDFs in Safari

If Adobe Reader is preventing you from opening PDF files in Safari you'll want to check out the latest from Bugs & Fixes fixer, Ted Landau.

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Fix a plug-in-related PDF printing issue in Safari

Having trouble printing to PDFs from Safari since installing Mavericks? Dan Moren has a potential workaround for plug-in woes.

Google fixes Chrome vulnerabilities exploited at Pwn2Own contest

New versions of Chrome for Windows, Mac, Linux and Android patch a full sandbox escape vulnerability.

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Google silences noisy tabs in latest Chrome beta

We've all been there: you have a 20 or so open tabs in Chrome, and something is playing an annoying audio ad. But which one?

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Google's Chrome will automatically block malware

A version of Chrome designed for early testing by developers will display a small warning note letting users know when it prevents malware from being downloaded.

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Flash Player now sandboxed under Safari on Mac OS X

The Flash Player plug-in has more restrictions, which should mean improved security under Safari on Mac OS X Mavericks.