[HackerNews] Chrome Limits Websites’ Direct Access to Private Networks for Security Reasons

Google Chrome has announced plans to prohibit public websites from directly accessing endpoints located within private networks as part of an upcoming major security shakeup to prevent intrusions via the browser.
The proposed change is set to be rolled out in two phases as part of releases Chrome 98 and Chrome 101 scheduled in the coming months via a newly implemented W3C specification called

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[SecurityWeek] Nations Reveal Ransomware Pain at US-Led Summit

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