A new version of Google Chrome is available, and it contains patches for 43 security vulnerabilities, many of them in the high-risk category. Two of the more serious vulnerabilities fixed in Chrome 44 are a pair of universal cross-site scripting bugs. One of the flaws is in blink, the Web layout engine in Chrome. The[…]
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Google is helping to lead a new effort to reduce the amount of fraudulent traffic that emanates from data centers and produces artificial clicks on ads. The collaborative initiative will rely on blacklists of known-bad IP addresses that Google and others maintain to help identify bots that are used in click fraud campaigns and other[…]
As the clock winds down on the comment period for the United States government’s proposed implementation of the Wassenaar Arrangement export controls for intrusion software, Google officials say that the rules would have a “significant negative impact” on security research. The Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security has proposed a set of regulations[…]
There’s a severe vulnerability in the way that all versions of Android handle the restoration of backups that can allow an attacker to inject a malicious APK file into the backup archive.
Google has pulled a malicious click fraud app from Google Play that spoofs the popular BatteryBot Pro app.
In the two years since the details of the NSA’s deep penetration of the Internet infrastructure began to emerge, there has been a major movement afoot among Web companies to encrypt more and more of their resources and services. The latest large property to make this move is Reddit, which by the end of the[…]
Google’s decision to limit its Android Security Rewards program to Nexus devices could have security consequences for non-Nexus device users.
Google today launched the Android Security Rewards program, a bug bounty for Android Nexus 6 and Nexus 9 devices.
A zero-day vulnerability has been disclosed in the popular Unity Web Player browser plugin. The flaw allows an attacker crossdomain access to websites and services using the victim’s credentials.
Google announced the availability of My Account, a new dashboard where users can manage and evaluate their privacy and security settings.