Google announced a public bug bounty for Google Play that brings developers and researchers together to find and patch flaws in popular apps.
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Experts applaud a new Google service, Advanced Protection, which beefs up account password protection and limits access to a user’s Gmail and Drive.
A flawed Infineon Technology chipset left HP, Lenovo and Microsoft devices open to what is called a ‘practical factorization attack,’ in which an attacker computes the private part of an RSA key.
Three malicious Chrome extensions spoofing AdBlock Plus were removed from the Chrome Web Store this week.
Researchers say in a 30-day period cybercriminals behind the Locky ransomware have updated the malware three times and have stepped up spam campaigns.
A domain name system server implementation is at risk of remote code execution, information exposure and denial-of-service attacks after a seven vulnerability were disclosed by Google and patched by the maintainers of Dnsmasq.
Google, through Google Domains, operates many TLDs, and this week said it would begin enforcing HSTS on those TLDs. HSTS forces secure client connections over HTTPS.
Google’s Project Zero released a proof-of-concept attack against a Wi-Fi firmware vulnerability in Broadcom chips that backdoors the iPhone 7. The flaw was patched in iOS 11.
Google’s Android security team has turned a corner with 8.0 Oreo, reducing the attack surface, compartmentalizing components and beefing up protection against rogue apps.
The Equifax data breach saga so far, a Google HTTPS warnings paper, cryptocurrency mining at the Pirate Bay, and bringing machine learning to passwords are all discussed.