Google is adding a new security feature to Android designed to scan installed apps on a device and ensure that they’re not acting maliciously or taking unwanted actions. The system is built on Google’s existing app-verification model, which warns users if there’s a potential problem with an app they’re installing. The addition to Android’s security[...]
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Google has patched a long list of serious security vulnerabilities in Chrome, including at least 19 highly rated flaws. The company patched a total of 31 vulnerabilities in Chrome 34 and paid out more than $28,000 in rewards to researchers who reported bugs to Google. Among the security fixes in Chrome 34 are patches for[...]
Google has made a subtle change to the admin console in its Chrome browser, which is used in enterprise environments to help set policies for employee use, which will allow administrators to force users to browse in ephemeral mode.
Internet service providers in Turkey have been intercepting traffic to Google’s DNS servers and redirecting it.
The Google transparency report shows an increase in user requests from the government but a drop in compliance from the company.
Google on Monday released fixes for a number of bugs in Chrome discovered and exploited during Pwn2Own, releasing new versions of the browser for Windows, Mac and Linux.
The Pwn4Fun prelude to the Pwn2Own contest paid out more than $80,000 to the Red Cross of Canada, but critics wondered how long HP and Google sat on the zero-day vulnerabilities used in the contest.
Google has fixed several serious security vulnerabilities in Chrome 33, just ahead of the Pwn2Own hacking competition at CanSecWest this week, which surely will reveal several more new bugs in the browser. The company’s Chrome browser is always at the top of the target list for contestants in Pwn2Own, which rewards them with cash prizes[...]
Google has fixed 19 security flaws in its Chrome browser, including more than a dozen high-risk bugs. The company paid out $3,500 in rewards to security researchers who reported flaws. Two of the high-risk vulnerabilities fixed in Chrome 33 are use-after-free flaws, one in SVG images and the other in speech recognition. There’s also a[...]
SAN FRANCISCO–The security of data being transmitted over the Web relies on a large number of moving parts, from the integrity of the machine sending the data, to the security of the browser, to the implementation of encryption, to the fragility of the certificate authority system. Experts have been spending the best part of the[...]