The latest update to Chrome on Android fixes two bugs, including a critical flaw in the browser that could have let an attacker trick a user into visiting a malicious site.
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Google will soon change the way it displays malware and phishing warnings in its Chrome browser to give users a better idea of the risk and to help them make a decision.
Google is focusing some of the sharpest minds it has on a new security initiative known as Project Zero that will dig into the critical software that the Internet and its users depend upon and find new vulnerabilities.
The Indian Controller of Certifying Authorities said that the certificate-issuance process for the National Informatics Centre of India, which issued several fraudulent certificates recently, which were blocked by Google, has been compromised and Google has decided to constrain India CCA’s root certificate to a handful of domains in a future Chrome release. Google’s security team[...]
Phony digital certificates for a number of Google domains were discovered and blocked. The certs were issued by the National Informatics Centre of India and were in the Microsoft Root Store.
Google has fixed a security vulnerability in it’s cloud storage service, Drive, which could have leaked sensitive data to third parties.
A cloned banking application targeting customers of a large bank in Israel has been removed from Google Play after it was discovered to be stealing users’ log-in credentials.
Google announced its fork of OpenSSL called BoringSSL, a version of the crypto libraries that will now import changes from OpenSSL.
Google and Microsoft will implement ‘kill switches’ into their mobile offering in response to petitions from elected officials claiming that a similar Apple feature has deterred theft and violent crime.
Google patched a vulnerability that a researcher was able to exploit in order to collect every Gmail address.