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Google Chrome's new feature will automatically group your tabs

Last week, Google Chrome's tab groups feature finally started rolling out to all users and it looks like Google has already started working on the next version of tab groups.Tab groups, which was announced earlier this year, is designed to save you a whole lot of time if you keep dozens of tabs open at once.Tab groups feature allows you to collect
Publish At:2020-09-17 17:22 | Read:139 | Comments:0 | Tags:Google Software

Google Chrome is making it easier to reset compromised passwords

Google Chrome is adding a new feature that will make it easier for users to reset stored passwords that have been detected as compromised in data breaches.Since 2018, Apple has supported the /.well-known/change-password feature as a way for web sites to specify the page that is used to reset or change passwords on the site.This feature has been used by Safar
Publish At:2020-09-16 17:55 | Read:121 | Comments:0 | Tags:Google Security Software

Google Drive is having an outage, users see spinning wheel

Google Drive is suffering an outage causing users to be unable to access their stored files and are instead shown a spinning wheel.At approximately 9:30 AM EST today, Google Drive users began experiencing problems accessing their accounts.They would instead be shown a spinning wheel or have sporadic connectivity issues when attempting to access them.Accordin
Publish At:2020-09-15 13:20 | Read:86 | Comments:0 | Tags:Google Technology

Google Chrome starts blocking ads that slow down the browser

Google is rolling out a new feature that allows the Google Chrome web browser to automatically unload web ads that use a disproportionate amount of system resources as part of an effort to reduce the browser's network and CPU footprint.These resource-intensive heavy ads are known for ruining users' web browsing experience by making web pages load slower than
Publish At:2020-09-08 15:35 | Read:218 | Comments:0 | Tags:Google

Google rolls out Secure DNS support to Chrome for Android

Google is rolling out DNS-over-HTTPS (DoH) support to Chrome for Android, starting with devices where the web browser has been updated to version 85.DoH enables DNS resolution over encrypted HTTPS connections instead of using plain text DNS lookups, thus preventing attackers from seeing what sites are you browsing by monitoring your
Publish At:2020-09-03 17:07 | Read:170 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security Google Mobile android

Is the Belarusian government behind the surveillance Android app banned by Google?

Google has removed an app from the Play Store that was used by the Belarusian government to spy on anti-government protesters. Google has removed the app NEXTA LIVE (com.moonfair.wlkm) from the official Play Store because it was used by the Belarusian government to spy on anti-government protesters. The malicious app remained in the store for almost thre
Publish At:2020-09-03 16:47 | Read:245 | Comments:1 | Tags:Breaking News Malware Mobile Belarusian government Google Ha

Covid-19 Exposure Logging: Key Privacy Considerations

Recently, both Apple and Google released new updates for iPhone and Android devices. One feature that was added was “Covid-19 Exposure Logging.” The feature is off (for now), and according to the text that accompanies the app, when turned on, it is set to communicate via Bluetooth to other devices.iPhone Android My initial response was that we are
Publish At:2020-09-03 16:25 | Read:184 | Comments:0 | Tags:Featured Articles Healthcare Android Apple COVID-19 crowdsou

Google Ups Bug Bounty Reward Amounts for Product Abuse Risks

Google announced its decision to increase the reward amounts for product abuse risks reported through its bug bounty program.On September 1, Google employees Marc Henson and Anna Hupa announced that researchers could now receive up to $13,337 for reporting a High-Impact vulnerability through which a malicious actor could abuse Google products for the purpose
Publish At:2020-09-03 16:25 | Read:148 | Comments:0 | Tags:IT Security and Data Protection Latest Security News Bug Bou

Fake Android notifications – first Google, then Microsoft affected

byPaul DucklinThanks to Craig Jones, Director of Information Security at Sophos, and the Sophos Security Teamfor their behind-the-scenes work on this article.If you’re a Google Android user, you may have been pestered over the past week by popup notifications that you didn’t expect and certainly didn’t want.The first mainstream victim seems
Publish At:2020-08-28 17:02 | Read:187 | Comments:0 | Tags:Google Microsoft FCM Google Cloud notifications popups andro

“Chrome considered harmful” – the Law of Unintended Consequences

byPaul DucklinA recent article on the APNIC blog, entitled Chromium’s impact on root DNS traffic, has set the Chromium browser project thinking about a feature in the browser code that’s known as the Intranet Redirect Detector.To explain.APNIC is the Asia Pacific Network Information Centre, headquartered in Brisbane, Australia, one of five internet num
Publish At:2020-08-26 14:12 | Read:198 | Comments:0 | Tags:Google Google Chrome chrome Chromium

Chrome 85 released with security fixes, app shortcuts, AVIF support

Google has released Chrome 85 today, August 25th, 2020, to the Stable desktop channel, and it includes numerous security enhancements, features, and APIs for developers.Chrome 85 is a massive release with numerous features, including a QR code generator, AVIF image support, better protection from mixed content downloads, further securing of same-si
Publish At:2020-08-25 20:00 | Read:211 | Comments:0 | Tags:Google Software security

Google Chrome 85 fixes WebGL code execution vulnerability

Google addressed a use-after-free bug in the WebGL (Web Graphics Library) component of the Google Chrome web browser that could lead to arbitrary code execution in the context of the browser's process following successful exploitation.WebGL is a JavaScript API used by compatible browsers to render interactive 2D and 3D graphics without using plug-ins.A fix f
Publish At:2020-08-24 14:45 | Read:317 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security Google Vulnerability

A Google Drive weakness could allow attackers to serve malware

A bug in Google Drive could be exploited by threat actors to distribute malicious files disguised as legitimate documents or images. An unpatched weakness in Google Drive could be exploited by threat actors to distribute weaponized files disguised as legitimate documents or images. enabling bad actors to perform spear-phishing attacks comparatively wi
Publish At:2020-08-23 11:10 | Read:329 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Security Google Google drive hacking n

Google fixed email spoofing flaw 7 hours after public disclosure

Google addressed an email spoofing vulnerability affecting Gmail and G Suite a few hours after it was publicly disclosed. Google addressed an email spoofing vulnerability affecting its Gmail and G Suite products a few hours after it was publicly disclosed, but the IT giant was ware of the flaw since April. On Wednesday, the researcher Allison Husain pu
Publish At:2020-08-20 20:10 | Read:260 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking DMARC email spoofing Gmail Google hack

Google App Engine, Azure App Service Abused in Phishing Campaign

A phishing campaign abused both the Google App Engine and the Azure App Service to steal victims’ Microsoft Outlook credentials.Netskope observed that the attack campaign started with a shortened link “https://bitly[.]com/33nMLkZ” distributed by a phishing email. This link redirected a recipient of the email to a Google App Engine domain &#
Publish At:2020-08-12 17:33 | Read:262 | Comments:0 | Tags:IT Security and Data Protection Latest Security News Azure G

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