Opera 19 is now been put through its paces on the Developer and Next channels, and is now out on the Stable channel. Opera 19 for Android has also recently been released. New features As with every release, each new feature goes through extensive testing, and that includes a security review. Changes to existing features...

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Each year, a number of researchers offer their assistance to help us tighten the security of our wide array of websites. We would like to take this opportunity to thank the researchers and testers of 2014 for their assistance in discovering and reporting security issues: Ishan Anand (Zero-Access) Michele Spagnuolo Christian Galeone Muhammad Waqar (@Muhammadwaqar_9)...

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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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Welcome to the new home of the Opera Security Group. We have changed our blogging platform. For more more information regarding the switch, please see this post. If you received this blog post in your feed reader, you do not need to take any action, you will automatically also get future posts from us. To...

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