Opera Targets Browser Vulnerability
Source: NewsFactor.com - Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Vendors/Products Taking a cue from Firefox and others, software developer Opera is updating the latest iteration of its Web browser to combat phishing attacks that take advantage of a domain name vulnerability. To address the emerging Internationalized Domain Names (IDN) issue, the second Beta version of the Opera browser displays localized domain names from certain top level domains (TLD). It selects TLDs that have stringent policies on the domain names they register. The Norwegian firm said it will update its list of trusted TLDs on a regular basis to further protect users.

The browser also displays security information inside the address bar, located next to the padlock icon that indicates a particular site's security level. The small, yellow security bar appears on secure sites and displays the name of the organization that owns the certificate.

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