Monthly archive for: December 2013

At Opera, we strive to be open, and we want to continue this tradition, by sharing with you what happens here. High profile companies like Opera are under continuous attack by hackers trying to break into their systems, and we want to tell you about an incident some weeks ago. This incident involves the same...

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Last week we became aware of the existence of several unauthorized security certificates, issued in violation of rules for creation of such certificates. The certificates chained back to a French certificate authority, ANSSI, and had been signed by one of their intermediate certificates. As certificate authorities like ANSSI have the ability to sign trusted certificates...

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Opera 18 is now out on the stable channel, so we wanted to take a moment to go through some of the new features from a security perspective. Media Access One of the new features is media access. That is; camera and microphone support for Web applications. We fully recognise how important it is for...

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