Posts Tagged ‘web browser’

Chinese Companies Dump VPN Services For Opera Acquisition

China Internet securityVirtual private networks are maybe so abundant in China that a group of Chinese acquirers now have no need for …


Tencent’s QQ Browser Rife With Privacy Problems

QQ and TencentUnfortunately it would be more of a surprise that a Chinese Internet company did not have a security hole, but …


Google Freezes Chinese Websites And Certificate Authority

Thousands of Chinese websites will soon be marked unsafe by Google’s Chrome browser. Adam Langley, a Google security engineer, says, “On Friday, March 20th, we became aware of unauthorized digital certificates for several Google domains. The certificates were issued by an intermediate certificate authority apparently held by a company called MCS Holdings. This intermediate certificate […]


Are Lenovo Computers Safe For Consumer Users?

There have always been worries that the Chinese government could use its power to force homegrown technology companies like ZTE, Huawei, Qihoo 360 and Lenovo to spy on user communications, but now a bombshell has landed that shows Lenovo is forcing adware onto users’ computers on the company’s own volition. According to Errata Security, an […]


China’s Xunlei, Qihoo 360 Team For Secure Browser Development

Chinese Internet company Xunlei announced that the company will cooperate with Qihoo 360 in the launch of a new browser product, which will integrate Xunlei’s cloud acceleration download engine and Qihoo 360’s security features. This new product will be officially launched by the end of this month. By using this new edition Qihoo 360 browser, […]


Kingsoft’s New Browser Sets Up Battle For Web Access In China

Chinese Internet security company Kingsoft Network announced that its secured web browser has formally started public beta tests. Meanwhile, the company launched a compensation plan for testers who participate in the beta tests, stating that any user who was cheated and suffered financial losses while using Kingsoft’s browser will gain an annual compensation up to […]


Kingsoft Network Begins Recruiting Beta Testers For Chinese Web Browser

Kingsoft Network has reportedly launched its Web browser initiative and the new product is currently undergoing beta testing. According to reports in Chinese local media, Fu Sheng, chief executive officer of Kingsoft Network, has published a post on the company’s internal forum, saying that Kingsoft’s browser will soon start recruiting testers. This is reportedly the […]


New Chinese Internet Rules Focus On Data Security, Web Advertising

China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology published new security and advertising provisions for regulating the Internet information service market, effective March 15, 2012. The provisions prohibit activities that violate the rights and interests of other Internet information service providers, including disturbing the services of other providers in a malicious way, or spreading malicious rumors […]


Kingsoft, Maxthon To Jointly Develop Secure Browser

To fight phishing websites and to further protect the legal rights and interests of Chinese Internet users, Chinese Internet security provider Kingsoft and one of China’s largest third-party browser providers Maxthon have established a cooperation.
The two parties will work to enhance the security of Web browsing. A Maxthon-Kingsoft web shield product has also been launched […]


Sohu.com Plans Chinese Web Browser

A representative from Sohu.com (SOHU) has confirmed that the Chinese Internet company plans to launch its own Internet browser product, but the detailed schedule for making it available to users has not been released.