So, if you are reading this blog, you are probably interested in IT security (or insecurity, otherwise you are in the wrong place).
Is your browser secure?
This is a great resource for testing browser security:
Run the above test on each of the browsers on your system (IE, Firefox, Chrome etc)
If all is well you should get a screen which looks something like this:
If you get a red bar, you are not up-to-date, and probably not fully secure for browsing. If this is the case then I recommend you should to follow the on-screen instructions to get this fixed.
I would be interested to see how many people pass on the first attempt, and what measures others needed to take to get up-to-date.
For me, I run Backtrack 5 R1 (Linux), I needed to update Firefox, and the flash-plugin.
I have added explanations of how to upgrade to Firefox 6.x and also update the Flash plugin in my "Backtrack 5 R1 notes" at the following location:
I recommend anyone who is using Backtrack 5 R1 to apply the updates to help make their system more secure.
I also run chrome on this system, and my chrome status looks like this (Shockwave Flash 11.0 is currently pre-release)