Opera Software said Wednesday hackers pilfered from its internal systems at least one code-signing certificate that was used to sign malicious software.
NetMarketShare says Microsoft's IE is top dog, while StatCounter crowns Chrome the king in the competitive browser market.
The new Opera Next 15 beta is the re-imagined and slimmed-down version of Opera's desktop browser. Its release comes on the heels of the company's revamp of Opera 14 for Android.
Opera's new WebKit-based Android browser sports some nifty features and a bevy of under-the-hood changes.
NSS Labs found that Internet Explorer 10 blocked more than 99 percent of the malicious downloads thrown at it. Google Chrome also showed marked improvement over previous tests.
There could be big changes coming to the fiddly and sometimes annoying Web browsing experience on cellphones.
The Chromium Project is splitting with WebKit, an open source project created by Apple in 2001. Google will instead work on its own rendering engine called Blink, taking the new engine’s initial codebase from WebKit, a practice called forking.
By moving to open-source WebKit, Opera says it managed to make its browser faster, on par with Safari on iOS and Chrome on Android.
Browser developer Opera Software will acquire Skyfire Labs, which develops technology to speed video delivery over mobile networks, the companies said Friday.
Opera's browsers now have more than 300 million monthly users worldwide